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Approaching Venice

Digital Sheet Music [PDF]: Score

Approaching Venice : for symphony orchestra [eScore] / Eve Christina Duncan.

by Eve Christina Duncan (2015)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 Flutes (doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones (doubling bass trombone), timpani, percussion (large triangle, orchestral bells, medium bell, large cymbal, Chinese gong, medium asian gong, bass drum, small tam-tam), strings.
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What Henry James described as the golden glow of Venice may be the intersection of its physical and metaphysical space, between the changing spaces of tidal water, the intertwining alleyways and the artistic spaces of its sublime architecture.

For hundreds of years, Venice was approached by ship. After sailing through the Adriatic Sea, it turned into the lagoon towards Venice. The diverse shapes of cupolas, spires and magnificent palaces emerged from sea mist. Hundreds of boats with orange sails darted close by, belying that Venice was called la Serenissima, the Serene City. The overture to the opera The Aspern Papers takes the listener into the enchanted world of Venice.

I embedded non-musical mathematics of the architecture of Andrea Palladio's sixteenth century Chiesa Il Redentore into the music. Facing on to the Canale della Giudecca, Palladio's Venetian church displays his characteristic use of a classical fa├žade as well as a large dome. It was built in thanks for deliverance from the plague that killed a third of Venice's population. Many boats passed by the church when approaching Venice. The proportions of the external shape are mapped into the music, and are heard in the rise of the music into the high register.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 digital (PDF) facsimile score (30p. -- A4 (portrait))

Duration: 5 mins, 5 sec.

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