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Offertorium/Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Full Score

By Sofia Gubaidulina

Orchestra; Violin (Score)
Full Score. Composed by Sofia Gubaidulina (1931-). Study Score. Classical, Concerto, Contemporary. 120 pages. Sikorski #SIK1862. Published by Sikorski (HL.50482262).

Item Number: HL.50482262

8.25x11.75x0.3 inches.

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  • 5

    Alexander Passalides
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  • May 02, 2008 Fantastic piece of music!!!

    I am a musicologist and composer. Trying to find a good piece to study i came up on this. This is maybe the best work from the russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina. It starts with the "Musical Offer" theme from Bach. Gradually it drains you into a world of musical colours...

    . The final part is a stunning, magical, moment of music. The score (sikorski edition) is perfect in accuracy. Gubaidulina has a very interesting notation (not as others, penderecki for ex.), but i like the fact that she uses mostly standard notation to achieve a contemporary piece of music. The violin part is of extreme difficulty in some places (it is for Gidon Kremer). Overall a must buy for composers and highly recommended for music lovers.

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