Variations for Strings - on Bach's Chorale Die Nacht ist Kommen

(1986)

by David Matthews

Description
string orchestra
Duration
16
Genres
String Orchestra
Instrumentation
strings (min. 86442)
Commission

Commissioned by the English Chamber Orchestra with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain

First Performance
23.3.87, Uppingham School: English Chamber Orchestra/Carl Davis
Availability

Study score 0-571-55731-7 (fp) on sale, full score and parts for hire

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'Variations for Strings' review

'The work is highly resourceful in its use of contrasting textures and its gradual uncovering of the original Bach choraleā€¦' The Times (Richard Morrison), 20 April 1987 Read more

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