Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1

on a purpose-selected tone row

Op.41

1. Adagietto - Andante ...
2. Presto ma non troppo ... Prestissimo
3. Grave

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16 May 2013 25'39" Realization (.MP3) Score (.PDF)
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This piece must be the crowning jewel, thus far, of my long campaign to create thoroughly convential-sounding music out of serial elements. The sonata-allegro movement of this composition alone sounds almost as though it were entirely diatonic: something on the order of the Franck sonata, perhaps, in its harmonic language. If I hadn't written it myself, I might have completely missed the fact it is based upon a tone row.

Whither, then, forward from here? Good question!


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