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Elvis Costello: The Juliet Letters


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Voice, String Quartet (VCE/STR QUARTET)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Artist: Elvis Costello
Catalogue #: CH61163
ISBN: 9780711954748
This Item Earns 54 Musicroom Points

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A song sequence for String Quartet and Voice. Written by Elvis Costello in response to an article detailing the discovery that a Veronese academic had been replying to letters addressed to 'Juliet Capulet'. The delicate and personal nature of the content of such correspondence has inspired a wonderful and poignant set of songs arranged specifically for, and performed by, The Brodsky Quartet. This is a deceptively simple and work, baring all the qualities of Costello's intelligent sense of melody.



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Customer Rating The Juliet Letters is a song cycle based on the many different forms of letter we all send and receive - advertising, dear John, solicitor's, letters home from a war, etc. The style is highly individual having been written as a collaboration between Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet - a recipe for 'crossover' of the highest artistic content. This album was released at a particularly turbulent time in my life and has resonances in many of its songs, and any audience you play it for will be certain to find their own. I urge you to listen to, and, if you can, play this music.
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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 20/10/2004
Format: Score
Length: 140 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music

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