Vivo

(2002)

by Colin Matthews

Description
orchestra
Duration
5
Genres
Full Orchestra
Instrumentation
2.afl.2.ca.2.bcl.2.cbsn - 4231 - timp - perc(2): anvils/glsp/metal pipes (scaffolding)/tam-t - harp - strings
Commission
Commissioned by the Halle Concerts Society
First Performance
7.11.02, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK: Halle Orchestra/Mark Elder
Availability

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Programme Notes
Colin Matthews Vivo 'Vivo' means lively, and applies to just over half of this four-and-a-half-minute work. There's a clear divison into two parts, the second of which takes over and radically slows down the descending chords which figure as part of the musical material tossed around rather frenetically in the first part. The fast music returns at the end of the piece, which is dedicated to my wife Belinda - who often complains that I tend to end works softly, although not in this case. Colin Matthews

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