Cioffari Variations on a Theme of Grieg

Woodwind Quintets

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    Variations on a Theme of Grieg [1111-1]

    20th Century: Tonal. "The variations are not in the classical sense, but are inspired by the theme, exploring various elements thereof. The performers are encouraged to state the opening theme with grace and elegance, and then to carefully observe the 'evolution' of the tempo marking that follow" (the Composer). Theme is from Grieg's "Norwegian Dance" op.35/2 and is followed by nine variations, the Theme restated and then a Coda. Variation VI composed for Alto Flute if one is easily available to theFlutist. An alternate part is written for C Flute. Flutist doubles on Piccolo. Includes Clarinet parts for Bb and A. Score & parts. Duration: 13'30". -AP

    • Category: Woodwind Quintets
    • Item: 069803
    • Grade/Level: Grade 6 - Advanced
    • Price: $24.00

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