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Concerto for piano and orchestra : piano duo

by Stephen Cronin (1989)

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Elegy for our time

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CD

Elegy for our time / Alan Heard ; Concerto for piano and orchestra / Stephen Cronin ; Acquainted with the night / Darrell Handel ; Hommage a trois / John Carbon.

Version: This product features the Piano with full orchestra version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 142 [Available for loan]

Concerto for piano and orchestra

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Score & Part

Concerto for piano and orchestra : [piano reduction] / Stephen Cronin.

Library shelf no. 785.6212/CRO 1 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1989) was dedicated to and premiered by the pianist, Kevin Power. The demanding piano part represents a shift from the piano's traditional role in a concerto, and rather than engaging in a typical dialogue with orchestra maintains an almost continuous thread of sound throughout. The relative dramatic importance of the orchestral part varies from simple accompaniment to outright assertion. Throughout, the piano seems to maintain itself as an independent voice.

Work Details

Year: 1989

Instrumentation: 2 pianos (2nd piano is a reduction of the orchestral parts).

Duration: 19 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Piano I is virtuosic; piano II is orchestral reduction by composer

Analysis

Program note: Stephen Cronin's "Concerto for piano and orchestra"
program notes and analysis by the composer

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