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Orpheus: Un Amore Immortale (A Cinematic String Trio Symphony)

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By Dennis Garretson

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Violin, Cello, Double Bass, String Trio - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Dennis Garretson. Arranged by Dennis Garretson. 21st Century, Contemporary Classical, Modern, Post-Modern, Broadway. Score. 9 pages. Published by Dennis Garretson (S0.563297).

Item Number: S0.563297

Retelling the myth of the lovers, in a modern fashion


Orpheus: Un Amore Immortale features a 6 minutes symphony written for violins, cellos and double basses, with an optional solo violin and cello part for a better depths. Debut in the 2018 Acadia University Composer Recital.

This Trio Symphony features a Violin, Cello and Double bass, in contrast to the original string trio layout to deliver full harmony. The piece possesses a structure deeply related to modern film scores through the use of rhythmic pulses and ostinatos, with a stable ritornello (theme) occurring throughout the six-minute performance. This piece is a direct retelling of the story Orpheus and Eurydice, as it goes

"Orpheus, a legendary musician gifted with superhuman musical abilities, traveled to the Underworld to save his bride Eurydice, whom during the wedding died an untimely death. the symphony utilized modern cinematic elements to speak out the events. a saddening finale which ultimately points to the original tragedy of Eurydice's ultimate fate."

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About the Composer

Dennis Garretson is young Pianist, Improviser and Composer.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, he started as a self-taught composer in high school. and became increasingly influenced by Hollywood &
Blockbuster sounds, which paved the way towards discovering his passion towards the realm of orchestral music & film scores. He produced his first soundtrack when he was 17 and secured his first Media Award in the 12th Annual Hong Kong Film Art Association for the best original composition.

Currently pursuing a music degree in Nova Scotia Canada, Dennis has the honorable opportunity of studying under multi Juno nominated composer - Peter Togni. His style of writing could be described as - Adaptive Story Telling, allowing listeners to have their very own unique interpretations of what the music could be about while anchoring within reach of the composer's core idea. 

Dennis strives to be a composer of true versatility, albeit his primary interest remains committed to film scores. He has written in the styles of Schoenberg's 12-tone techniques and has gone as polar as modern movie and trailer music. His music has been commissioned for short films and could be heard on various media platforms.

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