Sonata for viola and piano : Leaving Earth
by Stuart Greenbaum (2017)
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Library shelf no. 787.3183/GRE 1 [Available for loan]
I. Realisation (we have to go)
II. Earth Abandoned
III. Memory of life on Earth
This Sonata for Viola and Piano is written for the Australian National Academy of Music as part of the Greenbaum Sonata Project (low string sonatas). It is the 11th in a series of sonatas written in the new millennium. The work is in 3 movements, programmatically envisaging the futuristic possibility of the Earth no longer sustaining human existence (a habitable zone), then the physical upheaval of having to abandon the planet; and finally the memory of life on Earth.
Instrumentation: Viola, piano.
Duration: 23 min.
Contents note: I. Realisation (we have to go) -- II. Earth Abandoned -- III. Memory of life on Earth.
Commission note: Written for the Australian National Academy of Music Low String Sonatas Project
Composer's no. GRT 196.
- In the form/style of: Sonatas
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