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Sheet Music: Score

Omoshiroi : for cello duo / Katherine Rawlings.

by Katherine Rawlings (2010)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 cellos.
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    Performance by Alister Baker, Chien-Hsiu Ong from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 50.


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When writing this piece I was interested in exploring the different techniques I could use to convey humour, joy and silly fun. The techniques I used include: a moderately fast tempo, tonal harmony and thematic material, exaggerated expression, frequent changes in dynamics, tempo and metric pulse, staccato and pizzicato passages, and lots of ornamentation using slow and fast glissandos, harmonics, grace notes, trills and variation in vibrato. The piece is largely comprised of several different variations on similar motives or themes. Omoshiroi is a Japanese title meaning: interesting, funny and fun.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (9p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Grade 7 AMEB and above

Duration: 5 mins

First performance by Alister Baker, Chien-Hsiu Ong — 9 Nov 10. live on 3MBS FM community radio, Victoria

Separate parts have not been created for this piece, as it is easier to play from the score.

Performance directions and programme note.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720150-61-1

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This work is also available in the following products:

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 50.
CD: Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 50.

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Duos: Viola, cello


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