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Eliza aria

Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)

Eliza aria : from Wild swans suite, for Bb trumpet and piano / [Elena Kats-Chernin].

by Elena Kats-Chernin (2002)

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  • Library Availability: 788.92/KAT 2 — Available for loan
  • Instrumentation: Trumpet in B flat, piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Christine Draeger, Jocelyn Fazzone from the CD Eat chocolate and cry


    (this sample is of the flute with piano version of this work)

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Product details

Eliza Aria

I wrote the piece firstly as part of the ballet "Wild Swans" choreographed by Meryl Tankard for Australian Ballet. Originally it was for soprano and orchestra and had its premiere in 2003. The piece introduces princess Eliza and expresses her pure soul, innocence and faith in the good of the world. The piece is light in texture and uses very simple harmonies (it starts with just 3 chords A minor-C major-F major).

Since then I transcribed it for piano solo, as well as for string quartet, clarinet quartet, violin and piano, clarinet and piano, flute and piano, etc... Due to the use of the original version in a TV advertisement in UK, it became well known there and has since been remixed by Mark Brown as well as other DJ's, as well as made into a pop song (called "The Journey Continues" sung by Sarah Cracknell).

2007

Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Boosey & Hawkes) — 1 score 7p. -- A4 (portrait)) and 1 part (2p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

From the ballet score Wild swans, written for the Australian Ballet

Typeset edition.


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