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Disco is a poorly rotating disc. The musical subject of the piece is the invention of the quadruple metre, of the key of G major, of a violin-piano duet. Like Ravel's Tzigane, Disco refers to a musical dance genre. But times have changed. Nothing goes smoothly any more.
This programme note can be reproduced free of charge in concert programmes with a credit to the composer
Commissioned by the Dutch Government
Dedicated to Gijs van der Grinten