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Fantasy : for viola and piano / Colin Spiers.
by Colin Spiers (1984)
This large work is essentially a duo for viola and piano. While entitled "Fantasy," the structure is more a hybrid of fantasy and 1st-movement concerto forms, with the piano's opening cadenza fulfilling the function of an orchestral introduction. This is later balanced by the viola's lengthy cadenza. The work's two main thematic groups consist of a simple expressive motif accompanied by repeating chords, and a fast moto perpetuo scherzo, both of which are varied throughout the musical discourse.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score 86p. -- A4 (portrait)) and 1 part (31p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — requires a virtuoso performer
Duration: 25 min.
Dedicated to Patricia Pollett
First performance 1989. Nickson Room, University of Queensland, Brisbane
This edition produced Aug 20.
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