Sheet Music: Score
Divertimento : pro housle, dechy, tympany a bas / Miloslav Penicka.
by Miloslav Penicka (1963)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (70p. -- B4 (portrait))
Duration: 12 min.
Dedicated to Pilsen Radio Orchestra
First performance by Milan Vitek, violin, Vaclau Neumann, conducting the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (F.O.K.), at Smetana Hall, Prague, 24 April 1963.
My former colleague at the Uni asked me to write something without strings, as in his (he was a sound master) orchestra the poor strings never get any time off! As all orchestras have the same problem I felt it a good idea!! As soloists don't suffer from this ailment, solo violin was the way to go. Unfortunately cellos and basses only relief was leaving the bow at home, but, of course they asked if I will be content with out of tune pizzicatos?
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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