Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia

Arvo Pärt Passacaglia
Passacaglia

Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia

Year of composition:
2003/2007
Scored for:
for 1 or 2 violins, vibraphone (ad lib.) and string orchestra
Composer:
Arvo Pärt
Soloists:
violin (or 2 violins)
Instrumentation details:
vibraphone
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
Duration:
5’
Dedication:
Dedicated to Gidon Kremer on the occasion of his birthday.ഀ
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Work introduction

Passacaglia for violin and piano was written in 2003 as a commission by the Hannover International Violin Competition. In honour of Gidon Kremer’s 60th Birthday in 2007, Arvo Pärt arranged the work for 1 or 2 violins, vibraphone (ad lib.) and string orchestra.

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Passacaglia

Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia

study score
for 1 or 2 violins, vibraphone (ad lib.) and string orchestra , 5’

Passacaglia

Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia

piano reduction
for 1 or 2 violins, vibraphone (ad lib.) and string orchestra , 5’

Passacaglia

Arvo Pärt: Passacaglia

score
for 1 or 2 violins, vibraphone (ad lib.) and string orchestra , 5’

Première

Location:
Saarbrücken
Date:
04.06.2007
Orchestra:
Kremerata Baltica
Conductor:
Gidon Kremer

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