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Sonata for Solo Violin (Instrumental Solo)

Nicholas Maw

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Accompaniment: Unaccompanied

In his Sonata for solo violin, Nicholas Maw created a work of stature and substance, one that more than stands up against the other masterpieces of the genre. Despite the virtuosic rhetoric of its technical demands – ghostlike harmonics, contrapuntal lines punctuated with left-hand pizzicati, and darkly shaded tremolos this 29-minute work is first and foremost a vehicle for an expressive intimacy, richly inventive and many voiced.

'An epic achievement … Maw’s discriminating relationship with traditional material is one of the most intriguing and most rewarding aspects of his creativity.'  
The Times (Gerald Larner), 26 July 1999

Publisher: Faber Music

ISBN: 0571519261

Item Code: 0571519261

Price: £7.99
Availability:In stock Territory restrictions apply, see Add. Info

Genre(s): Contemporary

Territories: Item available Worldwide

Instruments:
  • Violin