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A Moment's Peace : for cello and piano

by Romano Crivici (2006, this version: 2018)

Moment's Peace


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A Moment's Peace : for cello and piano / Romano Crivici.

Library shelf no. 787.4/CRI 1 [Available for loan]

Moment's Peace


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A Moment's Peace : for violin and piano / Romano Crivici.

Version: This product features the Violin with piano version of this work

Library shelf no. 787.2088054/CRI 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Starting with an adagio, open string drones section (piano playing the moving lines) the piece moves into an Andante; simple melodic writing -being a violinist myself, I could be tempted to say it is effective string writing, and 'sits' under the fingers. A useful work in learning to sustain sound and tone, as well as being a fun piece....I included some free, ad lib harmonic glissandi on the open D string.

Initially composed in 2006, this work began as a quick sketch for some young beginner violin students of mine in need of something to play (I think they had forgotten to bring their music book to the lesson!). I developed it further in 2011 into its present form; still simple, but now just music, not specifically just for students. Going through the process of cataloguing and archiving my works, I remembered that I had an idea at the time that it would work rather well for cello, but never quite got around to doing so. So, there you go, it's done.

Work Details

Year: 2006, this version: 2018

Instrumentation: Cello, piano.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Easy — String crossing technique, and simple lines in 3rd position.

Performances of this work

Feb 10: 'premiered' at the workshop of Australian master violin maker, Harry Vatiliotis. . Featuring Julia Lim, Romano Crivici.

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