Sheet Music: Score
Unsquare dances : violin duos / by Hollis Taylor.
by Hollis Taylor (1995)
These nineteen works were composed in Budapest in 1995. Originally all for violin duo, a number have been re-worked to become violin/viola duos, string trios, and string quartets. All are inspired by folk music in compound meter and focus on issues of rhythm and bowing.
Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Twisted Fiddle Music) — 1 score (75p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Medium — Advanced student/professional.
Duration: 52 mins
1. Slovenian dance (3 min) -- 2. Come to the water, geese (2 min) -- 3. Celebrate Moldova! (2 min) -- 4. Hommage à Zoltan Kodaly (2 min) -- 5. Basque three-step, two-step (3 min) -- 6. Albanian dance (2 min) -- 7. Fast forward (1 min) -- 8. Split personality (2 min) -- 9. Rogue trader's polka (2 min) -- 10. Kristin's wedding dance (2 min) -- 11. Ten for Rick (5 min) -- 12. Circle dance (4 min) -- 13. Fiveplay (2min) -- 14. Bosniana (2 min) -- 15. Sending the bride to a stranger's house (3 min) -- 16. Mountain gavottes (3 min) -- 17. Greek dance (4 min) -- 18. Turkology (4 min).
Players perform from the score. There are no separate parts for this.
Violin duos based on European folk dance music in compound meters collected during a three-year residency in Paris and Budapes.
This edition produced 1996.
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