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Vykintas Baltakas: Pasaka

  • for piano solo
  • solo version
  • Duration: 5’
  • Instrumentation details:
    piano
  • Composer: Vykintas Baltakas
  • Dedication: für Benjamin Kobler

Work introduction

A person tells a story. For himself, for someone else. It's not important. What's important is the desire to tell the story. The necessity! Itself a fairy-tale too...

The text of Pasaka is based on different parts of Indian mythology – creation of the world, creation of the night, born of the death, Markandea's visions, etc. But the relationship between them, succession, presence of the speaker, evolution in the music create a new dramaturgic level – which is not less important as the basic story. The piece can only be performed in the original language: by using the text in Lithuanian composer attempts to distance the audience from the narrative so that they could use their fantasy and listen to the MUSICAL act.

Vykintas Baltakas

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