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Roundabout (for solo violin)

Composer: Matthew Orlovich

$34.95

Roundabout (for solo violin, 2002) is a piece characterised by a playful, yet nervous energy. The title describes the manner in which the bars and phrases of music frequently “loop-the-loop” before taking off in a new direction.

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SCORE DETAILS

 

Composer: Matthew Orlovich | Date of Composition: 2002 | Instrumentation: Violin solo | Duration: c. 2 minutes | Publisher: Reed Music | Format: Score / Part (ISMN: 979-0-7201-0034-0 / Catalogue: RM605) | Edition: 2002

 

COMPOSER’S NOTE

 

Tools of the Trade | Matthew Orlovich, Australian Composer.Roundabout (for solo violin, 2002) is a piece characterised by a playful, yet nervous energy. The title describes the manner in which the bars and phrases of music frequently “loop-the-loop” before taking off in a new direction.

When composing the piece, I made use of a variety of violin performance techniques such as rapid-fire bowing of semiquavers and the alternating of bowed notes with left hand pizzicato. This brings a percussive vigour and a colourful mix of timbres to the narrative of the work. – MO.

 

SOUND BYTE

 


Title:
 Roundabout (for solo violin) | Composer: Matthew Orlovich


 

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