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Augusta Read Thomas: Clara's Ascent (For String Orchestra featuring solo cello)


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CLARA'S ASCENT for string orchestra (or string quartet) features the solo cello in a lyrical and intricately contrapuntal work. The cello serves as protagonist as well as a fulcrum point, on and around which the other player's musical force-fields bloom, rotate, and proliferate. Although highly notated, precise, carefully structured, soundly proportioned, and while musicians are elegantly working from a nuanced, specific text, I like my music to have the feeling that it is organically being self-propelled –on the spot - as if we listeners are overhearing (capturing) an un-notated improvisation. This short work celebrates the manner in which the musicians embody sound. Musical transformations and carefully crafted connections unfold with a natural impulse. An optimistic, flexible-sounding, sonorous ascending journey weaves itself forward as if it is spinning innately out of their instruments.
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Item number NMP1093
Barcode 9790708167426
Release date 07/02/2020
Category
Label Nimbus Music Publishing
Media type BOOK
Number of units 1
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