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Concerto for Amplified Violin and Orchestra

Instrumentation
vn solo(amp),3333 3431 p(6),pf,hp,str
Year
1972
Duration
21:00

"Attention arresting music ... a super-virtuoso piece...An intricate journey through an orderly jungle of musical ideas, where peppery filigrees jump from percussion to winds to strings and back again, where the solo violin describes high flying arches that gain energy from their own motion, where the very high, palpitating E of the solo that begins the concerto returns, at the very end, in a lower octave, but amplified into an agonized, or perhaps triumphant, scream." Leighton Kerner, Village Voice "An exciting work." Michael Steinberg, Boston Globe

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