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Violin Concerto

for Violin and Orchestra Full Score

By John Adams

Orchestra, Violin (Score)
For Violin and Orchestra Full Score. Composed by John Adams (1947-). Boosey & Hawkes Scores/Books. Classical. 122 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051096398. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019232).

Item Number: HL.48019232

ISBN 9781540056405. 9x12 inches.

This concerto won the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition in 1995, the most prestigious music prize in the world. In three movements, it is prime example of Adams as the most compelling contemporary master. The concerto was also choreographed as a ballet by the New York City Ballet.

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  • January 19, 2007 Wonderful piece, well marked score

    If you are a fan of Adams' music, you are probably familiar with this piece. If studying the score is your interest, you will not be disappointed with the edition; the notation font is easy to read, the systems and notes within a measure are both well spaced. All the...

    special notations for percussion and synthesizer are well-marked (precise and clear), though I wish they would remind you each page which effect or instrument is playing. Overall, this is a fine purchase.

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