NANCY USCHER. Luciano Berio describes his Sequenza VI for Solo Viola, written in , as an “etude in endurance, strength and intensity.”1 The sequenza. for viola (). Sequenza VI for viola, written for a modern soloist in the widest and most responsible sense of the term, is a piece of great virtuosity (a very. Luciano Berio’s Sequenza VI for viola, composed in , analyses from a composer’s point of view, with the aim of drawing practical compositional inferences.
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How is the textural and rhythmic irregularity of Sequenza VI modelled in the folio?
Sequenza VI – Wikipedia
Such musical “commentaries” on his own work reflect and parallel Berio ‘s approaches to the music of other composers. In the compositions the sense of rhythmic freedom is obtained more by a variety of textures than by a rhythmic deviation in performance. The A’ section develops the chordal gestures, while the B section focuses instead on the melodic ideas, using the tremolando gesture as an articulative device at first.
Retrieved from ” https: String Quartet berlo recording. The concluding B’ section then serves as a coda Holmes73— In a nod to Paganini ‘s Caprices for solo violin, Berio begins the piece with furiously vlola multi-stops.
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In much the same way that Sequenza II for harp flew in the face of that instrument’s serene associations, Sequenza VI adopts characteristics that redefine sequeenza viola’s nature.
Text Analysis of L. The transition from an area of serial material to an aesthetically different environment of modal material is prepared gradually by modulations in harmony, texture, rhythm, dynamic and tone colour. These articulate the harmonic fields which permeate the entire piece, interrupted only by short melodic interludes that seem like memories of the viola’s more traditional role. Streams Videos All Posts. The work alternates these two gestural ideas melodic and chordalproducing a sectional form based on changes in texture, gestural predominance, and shaping processes.
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This page was last edited on 4 Julyat The present submission consists of an Analysis of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza VI for Viola and a folio of nine Scores composed between andwhich are accompanied by their recordings and a Commentary on the Compositions. Broadly speaking the rhythmic parameter is exalted as the most important stylistic factor in both Sequenza VI and the Compositions.
These melodic figures gradually increase in prominence over the course of this section.
Text Commentary on Compositions. A Garland for Dr.
Sequenza VI (author’s note)
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A transcription for cello was made by Rohan de Saram and first performed by de Saram seqenza London in How can the serial and modal material be organized and combined?