Friedrich Cerha: 4 Paraphrasen

Friedrich Cerha 4 Paraphrasen
4 Paraphrasen

Friedrich Cerha: 4 Paraphrasen

Year of composition:
2010-2011
Scored for:
for oboe, violoncello and piano
Composer:
Friedrich Cerha
Instrumentation details:
oboe
violoncello
piano
Duration:
11’30”
Dedication:
für Heinz Holliger
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4 Paraphrasen
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Work introduction

When I have previously used quotes in my work, they have often created allusions that only I can understand. In my Four Paraphrases for oboe, cello and piano, written to a request by Heinz Holliger for a specific programme, I have made my quotes clearly audible for everyone.

It was appealing to me, by combining the originals with new elements, to show another side – in my opinion an unexpected side – of the original material. In the first Paraphrase it is the B-minor Scherzo by Chopin, in the second the Rigoletto-arias by Verdi, in the third the well-known Humoresque by Dvořák, and in the fourth a mix of Johann Strauß, Offenbach, the Marseillaise, the Internationale and Lohengrin.

Perhaps the recognition of something distorted within the banal can be a source of pleasure, although it is very clear to me that by their technically proximity to my chansons from the 1980s they amount to a borderline case within my oeuvre.

Friedrich Cerha

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4 Paraphrasen

Friedrich Cerha: 4 Paraphrasen

study score
for oboe, violoncello and piano , 11’30”

4 Paraphrasen

Friedrich Cerha: 4 Paraphrasen

score and parts
for oboe, violoncello and piano , 11’30”

World première

Location:
Kartause, Ittingen (CH)
Date:
11.06.2011
Main soloists:
Heinz Holliger, ob; Christoph Richter, vc; András Schiff, pno

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