Valse pour Deux

Instrumentation: 2 Violins

Description:

In a duet for two Violins; Valse pour Deux captures my balletic side to composition. Three Waltz-like themes prance in and out of each other in a juxtaposed, developmental fashion. The listener is placed in a world of Viennese classicism, however with a quirky twist: wrong notes are scattered everywhere, asymmetrical meter changes disrupt the predictable lilt, and extended techniques presented in the most grandiose of fashion. A humorous quality is present throughout  the piece as the listener is taken through a journey of which two violins battle for their dominance.

 

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Players: Melody Chen, and Emmalene Van Meel

©  2016, Adam Zolty

© 2019 by Adam Zolty

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