Chaconne (trios: horn, trombone, tuba)
by Ron Nagorcka (2012)
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A theme repeated several times with all the unusual harmonic variation just intonation provides.
Instrumentation: French horn, trombone, tuba.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — The piece is in just intonation and uses a different notation for accidentals. Rhythm (11/8) needs getting used to. The horn part is particularly difficult.
Commission note: Commissioned by Trio Kobayashi (Los Angeles)
First performance: at Sydney MicroFest 2 (East Sydney Community and Arts Centre) on 23 Sep 2018
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences,associated with this work:
music of Harry Partch, Ben Johnston string quartets
Performers will find it much easier to learn this piece if they obtain a sequenced version (mp3 via internet from composer) to practice with.
Performances of this work
23 Sep 2018: at Sydney MicroFest 2 (East Sydney Community and Arts Centre).
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