Roundabout

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Project Description

Sound Byte

Composer’s Note

Roundabout (for solo violin) is a piece characterised by a playful, yet nervous energy. The title describes the way in which the bars and phrases of music frequently “loop-the-loop” before taking off in a new direction.

When composing the piece, I made use of a variety of performance techniques such as rapid-fire bowing of semiquavers and the alternating of bowed notes with left-hand pizzicato. This brings a percussive vigour and a colourful mix of timbres to the narrative of the work.

Matthew Orlovich,
Composer.

“Roundabout”
(for solo violin)
Available online from Reed Music:

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TITLE:
Roundabout

DATE OF COMPOSITION:
2002

SCORED FOR:
solo violin

DURATION:
c. 2 minutes

PUBLISHER:
Reed Music

ISMN:
979-0-720100-34-0 (RM 605)

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