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By Bryce Dessner

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String Orchestra (Full Score)
Full Score. Composed by Bryce Dessner. Music Sales America. Classical. Softcover. Composed 2017. 32 pages. Duration 900 seconds. Chester Music #CH86713. Published by Chester Music (HL.244903).

Item Number: HL.244903

8.5x12.0x0.103 inches.

Bryce Dessner's Lachrimae was commissioned by the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, the Scottish Ensemble, and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. Composer's Note: Lachrimae is a direct reference to John Dowland's work of the same name. I had played that that piece in school on guitar and decided that I wanted to base something on it. Dowland himself adapted the piece several times into different versions and there's also a Benjamin Britten composition based on the same piece of music, so that was part of my inspiration. When I wrote my work I waslistening to string orchestra music and I think Bartok's Divertimento is the pinnacle of string writing. So the piece is kind of equally inspired by Dowland's Rennaissance Lachrimae and by Bartok's Divertimento.

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