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Kevin Volans: 1000 Bars (Long Version)


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Violin/Cello/Piano Duet (VLN/VLC/PF DUET)
Composer: Kevin Volans
Catalogue #: CH78496
This Item Earns 58 Musicroom Points

Description

For Violin, Cello and Piano Duet.

In the past composers wrote 'pieces' of music. More important pieces were called'works'. Nowadays, however, most composers write minutes. Phone up any professional composer and ask how'r'ya doing? and nine out of ten will say something like: "Terrible/ awful … I've only written 4 (or …..) minutes and I have to write … minutes!"

We're all commissioned to write minutes - like so many feet of wallpaper. Imagine this:" We loved your Jupiter Symphony Mr. Mozart, but it's 3 minutes less than we commissioned."

Fortunately most composers cheat a bit, and most commissioners don't sit with stopwatches in their hands.1000 bars is not 1000 bars long. I stopped when the piece was finished. However it did turn out to be exactly 4'33" in duration.

What the piece itself is about has nothing to do with its title or length.

 - Kevin Volans






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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 03/06/2011
Format: Score and Parts
Length: 48 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music

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