Stephen Albert: Tribute

Books | Violin, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: G. Schirmer
Composer: Stephen Albert
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Stephen Albert's Tribute for Violin and Piano. Score and part. Duration: approx. 9 minutes.

'Tribute revolves on a dual axis comprised of two lyrical themes that generate the other musical ideas appearing throughout this one movement work. The first theme is given to the Piano in the opening and the second theme is announced by the Violin on the heels of the opening Piano section. Both themes are developed and elaborated on, woven in and around one another, until they are, at length, transformed into new themes that are more dramatic and rhythmic than their lyrical forebears. The end of the work is announced when a hymn-like section commences in the Piano after a genuinely loud climatic section.' - Stephen Albert

Tribute was commissioned by the McKim fund for the Library of Congress, 1988.

The premiere performance took place on October 28, 1988, Edna Mitchell, Violin, Frank Glazer, Piano, The Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

ISBN: 9780793543830
No of pages: 14
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL50482201

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