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In anticipation (solo piano)

by Sonia Jacobsen (2002)

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Performance by Jeanell Carrigan from the CD Skins

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Skins : compositions by Australian women composers / Jeanell Carrigan, piano.

Library shelf no. CD 2182 [Available for loan]

In anticipation


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In anticipation / Sonia Jacobsen.

Library shelf no. 786.2/JAC 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This is a fun and energetic short piece with a rhythmic language inspired by music from the Balkans with bouncy odd groupings of 3 and 2 eights. The harmonic language is at times tonally ambiguous because of fast tonal shifts, but it is also derived from a modern jazz harmony aesthetic.

Work Details

Year: 2002

Instrumentation: Piano.

Duration: 3 min.

Difficulty: Medium — AMEB Grade 7

Commission note: Commissioned by Vision Into Art.

First performance: by David Jalbert — 13 Dec 02. Rock Hotel Piano Festival, New York

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Balkan folklore, jazz, and funk music influences.


In Anticipation - Sonia Jacobsen

Performances of this work

19 Jan 14: Sala Cervantes, Havana, Cuba. Featuring Marita Rodriguez, Suzel Diaz.

13 Dec 02: Rock Hotel Piano Festival, New York. Featuring David Jalbert.

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