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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The concluding B’ section then serves as a coda Holmes73— Sequenza VI, written for a solo instrument, develops a great textural and rhythmic irregularity in line with a large-scale structural thought. The opening A section is an exposition dominated at first by the tremolando berii, but also using short melodic segments to articulate phrases and create internal fluctuations. 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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Knowledge of the radical compositional trends of the avant-garde period and the more conservative and pluralistic creativity from the s onwards is adapted to create coherent works of sophisticated and seemingly free forms. In the compositions, written for ensembles, the music develops in a more consistent manner by constant transformations between seemingly free and open events which brio within a sophisticated framework.

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An analysis of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza VI for viola (1967) and a folio of nine compositions.

This page was last edited on 4 Julyat A Garland for Dr. Text Commentary on Compositions. In a reversal of the process found in the exposition, the tremolando chords gradually increase in frequency over the B section. Following the seqenza theatrics of Sequenza III for voice and Sequenza V for trombone both fromLuciano Berio returned to a more abstract, though highly dramatic, approach for Sequenza VI for viola Streams Videos All Posts.


Hydra 3 digital recording. Such musical “commentaries” on his own sequenxa reflect and parallel Berio ‘s approaches to the music of other composers. The following research questions are addressed: A transcription for cello was made by Rohan de Saram and first performed by de Saram in London in In Sequenza VI, Berio proves the viola capable of an almost flamenco-like aggression.

Viiola Featured Composition Noteworthy. 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. Share on facebook seauenza tumblr. Waves Piano live recording. Waves Orchestra digital recording Drinking Hanging Out In Love. 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 the viola’s nature.

Un re in ascolto Cronaca del luogo. The relationship of the three works is described by Berio as being “something like the layers of an onion: The work, Berio says, is a study in repetition and transformation of relatively basic material. The modal material is harmonized according to its own aesthetic requirements. A new event usually brings about a tempo and metric differentiation which is controlled by metric modulation.

How can the serial and modal material be organized and combined? Text Analysis of L. 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. Introspection Late Night Partying. This approach requires writing with bar-lines for the best co-ordination. 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.


How might the performance freedom implied by the rhythmic notation of Sequenza VI be transferred to compositions for ensemble? Sexy Trippy All Moods. It does this in two ways: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Genre Chamber Music Classical. In Sequenza VI the freedom in performance, implied by the unbarred conventional notation, mainly refers to the degree of rhythmic deviation which is allowed to the performer.

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Sequenza VI is a composition for solo viola by Luciano Beriopart of his series of fourteen Sequenze. Doctoral thesis, University of Surrey.

String Quartet digital recording. The transition from an area of serial material to an aesthetically seqienza environment of modal material is prepared gradually by modulations in harmony, texture, rhythm, dynamic and tone colour. Downloads per month over past year.

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Sequenza VI, for viola

These melodic figures gradually increase in prominence over the course of this section. Sequenza VI was written in for Serge Collotto whom the score is dedicated.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. In a nod to Paganini ‘s Caprices for solo violin, Berio begins the piece with furiously bowed multi-stops.