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Maayani, AmiConcerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (1967) 28'


Scoring
2.picc.afl.2.corA.2.Ebcl.bcl.2.dbn-2.2.1.1-timp.perc(3)-2harps-cel-strings.
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"... interesting and colorful music, distinctive in character and particular to its composer, while the genre is Western, melodic treatment and rhythmic patterns of the music of the Near East. Primarily a melodic piece, the highly inflected line occasionally resembles Cantillation, at other times is melismatic as in the second movement. The last movement is rhythmic. A clear and open texture allows the soloist to express the embellished line freely. Like a true concerto there is a good balance of activity between solo passages and orchestral passages." (Peter Farrell, ‘Notes’ – Journal of the Music Library Association, Dec 1982)

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Israeldisc SI 31 147 (LP)




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