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Breaking the Silence

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Breaking the Silence : concerto for violoncello and chamber orchestra / George Palmer.

Also known as: Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra

by George Palmer (2015)

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  • Instrumentation: Cello solo, piccolo/flute, oboe/cor anglais, Bb clarinet, bassoon, horn, harp, strings.
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The work is inspired by, and is an interpretation of, the most famous of all Japanese haikus, "The Frog" by 17th century Zen master, Matsuo Basho:

"Breaking the silence/of an ancient pond/ a frog jumped into water - a deep resonance".

The First Movement begins with a quiet meditation (Zazen), followed by the 'frog jumping' theme, quick and mischievous. The Second Movement is elegiac and traquil; the Third Movement is full of riotous energy. Great virtuosity and sensitivity are called for from the soloist.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (50p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Virtuoso cello

Duration: 22 min.

Contents note:

I. Zazan (Meditiation) - Kawasu tobikomo (frog jumps in) -- II. Furu ike ya (old pond) -- III. Mizu no oto (water's sound).

Commission info: Commissioned by Pelikan Artline Pty Ltd to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Shachihata Inc.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720173-68-9

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