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Vykintas Baltakas

Vykintas Baltakas
Commentum

Year of composition: 2011
Scored for: for violoncello and piano
Composer: Vykintas Baltakas
Instrumentation details:
violoncello
piano
Commissioned by: Commissioned by Vilnius Festival / Philharmonie Vilnius
Duration: 10′
Dedication: für David Geringas und Ian Fountain
 
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Commentum

World Première

Location: Lithuanian National Philharmonic Vilnius / Lithuania
Date: 02.06.2011
Main Soloists: David Geringas, vc; Ian Fountain, pno

Work Introduction

“commentum: ‘comment, interpretation, invention, fabrication, fiction’, in classical Latin; neut. pp. of comminisci ‘to contrive, devise’, from com-, intensive prefix + base of meminisse (to remember).

Commentum is a free rendition of Chopin’s Introduction after listening to it again. Without any alterations, predilections and attempts at ‘modernisation’, but rather like a spontaneous expression of one’s personal opinion.

It was written for David Geringas and Ian Fountain as a commission from the Vilnius Festival.”

(Vykintas Baltakas)

World première 2 June 2011 at the Vilnius Festival.

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performing score - Commentum

Commentum
  • for violoncello and piano
  • Edition type: performing score

performing score - Commentum

Commentum
  • for violoncello and piano
  • Edition type: performing score

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