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Dance music for concert halls

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Dance music for concert halls : for clarinet, violin, cello and piano / Stuart Greenbaum.

by Stuart Greenbaum (2012)

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  • Instrumentation: Clarinet, violin, cello, piano.


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There is a form of 'dance music' in the classical tradition whose purpose does not require any dancing. And I often wonder what it means, therefore, to listen to dance music while sitting still. Of course, there's an inner dance that lifts and moves the spirit and I have always been attracted to music of any age or genre that does that.

Drawing on a diverse heritage of dance music (notably Afro-American, English, Balkan and Latin), these 5 movements present contrasting instrumental combinations, and are of varied length (3, 1, 5, 2 & 8 minutes) delineating an interleaved Fibonacci series.

The work was commissioned by Andrew Johnston to celebrate the 80th birthday of his mother, Stephanie Lillian Johnston. Herself a pianist, the musical connections trace back through her father, Ray Dean (violinist, saxophonist & band leader), her mother Isabelle Dean (pianist & cellist) and sister Carol Dean (clarinetist). Dance Music for Concert Halls is consequently scored to reflect this family music history.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 4 performance parts (93p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 21 mins

Contents note:

1. pairs / doubles -- 2. interlude -- 3. serenade -- 4. variations -- 5. synthesis.

Commission info: Commissioned by Andrew Johnston for Stephanie Lillian Johnston’s 80th birthday

First performance by Ensemble Liaison, Nemanja Radulovic at Balkan Wizardry (Elisabeth Murdoch Hall) on 20 Sep 2012

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