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Sheet Music: Score

East-West : from 'World music suite' for mandolin orchestra / Stephen Lalor.

by Stephen Lalor (2009)


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The World Music Suite for Mandolin Orchestra has 3 sections or movements. These can be played as separate, stand-alone concert pieces, or together as a Suite.

Movement I is East-West, which all sprang from the opening melody/riff, which reminds me of the Appalachian/Bluegrass American style of mandolin playing. I changed the second section to a minor key when it comes back in a bit later. When I brought an early version of this piece to a rehearsal, the Russian musicians I work with said it sounds a bit "Vostochnie-Zapednye" i.e. "Eastern-Western". So this piece is based on the change of character from a bright, American-ish (i.e. Western) opening to the more mysterious Eastern minor key and back again, plus the driving rhythm underneath.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (13p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 4 mins

First performance by Antipodean Mandolin Ensemble — 6 Jun 10. BDZ Eurofest, Bruchsal, Germany

Includes programme notes.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720130-10-1

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