Mozartiana : for clarinet, cello and piano
by Julian Yu (2007, this version: 2008)
Score SampleView a sample of the score of this work
This sample is from the Piano Trios version of this work
Selected products featuring this work — Display all products (2 more)
This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
Please contact our Sales Department to confirm pricing and availability.
Library shelf no. 785.2413/YU 1 [Available for loan]
$74.82Add to cart
Version: This product features the Piano Trios version of this work
Display all products featuring this work (2 more)
To a Chinese folk musician, melody is a starting point around which he weaves his own unique embellishments. In Mozartiana, Julian Yu borrows the freedom of the folk musician as he adopts favourite melodies from Mozart and interweaves them with Chinese melodies to create humorous and at times curious concoctions.There are four movements:
- Jubilation (xi yang-yang + Mozart's Sonata in C)
- Flower Drum (with Little Night Music)
- Trist (Julian Yu's melody + Mozart's Prelude and Fugue in C)
- Quodlibet (Chinese folk tunes + lot of Mozart's well know themes)
In Flower Drum, the second movement of Mozartiana, the Southern Chinese folk song Flower Drum (Hua Gu) revolves decoratively around a framework provided by the first movement of Mozart's A Little Night Music. These two melodies, contrasting and yet complementary, combine well. If you know both melodies you will enjoy the interplay between them; if you know only one, there is an element of surprise in store for you.
Year: 2007, this version: 2008
Instrumentation: Clarinet, cello, piano.
Contents note: In 4 movements.
Performances of this work
Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions and insights about this work.
To post a comment please login.