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Marin Marais Variations Vol. III

on Folies d'Espagne

By Garth Knox

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4 violas (Score & Parts) - difficult
On Folies d'Espagne. Composed by Garth Knox. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Viola Library. Score and parts. Composed 2007/2010. 52 pages. Duration 10'. Schott Music #VAB 79. Published by Schott Music (HL.49019375).

Item Number: HL.49019375

ISBN 9790001189460. 9x12 inches.

Many violists know Garth Knox as author of Viola Spaces (ED 20520), the groundbreaking compendium of modern playing techniques on the viola. In this edition, he applies them to variations on the famous 'Folies Espagne' by the French gamba virtuoso Marin Marais. Each variation is dedicated to a certain technique, such as the generation of harmonics, quarter tones, glissando, tremolo and others.The piece is ideally suited both for lessons and for concert performances. Performers and listeners are going to enjoy it.Garth Knox is one of the most distinguished violists of his generation. For many years, he was a member of the Arditti Quartet. Today, he gives concerts and lessons all over the world while always performing works of contemporary music.

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