Songs with violin

Songs with violin

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By turns charming, tender, and ironic, these songs make an excellent concert suite and wonderful encores. They are scored for voice and violin.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 230 x 306 x 1mm | 70g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193863707
  • 9780193863705
  • 1,756,710

Review quote

Editor Christopher Johnson follows Clarke's own copies of the original manuscript in this exemplary printing from OUP. . . [They] are sure to bring satisfying musical rewards. * Mary Nemet, Stringendo October 2012 * Fiddle and voice have long made a happy couple but Rebecca Clarke presents us with unexpected and refreshing sounds in these violin accompaniments . . . I can imagine two young friends finding enormous pleasure in learning and performing these songs. * Patricia Noall, ESTA News and Views, Autumn 2002 *
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Table of contents

I know my love ; I know where I'm goin' ; As I was going' to Ballynure ; Down by the Salley Gardens
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About Rebecca Clarke

Rebecca Clarke was born in Harrow in 1886 and died in New York City in 1979.
She was one of the finest viola players of her day and a skilful composer who studied with Stanford at the Royal College of Music in London.
Her output as a composer was small, comprising about 90 works, but all these pieces are brilliant and powerful. Her Piano Trio and Viola Sonata are often played and recorded, and are now widely regarded as masterpieces. However her songs are perhaps her finest body of works, and embrace a variety of styles from Blakean simplicity to brutal tragedy and outright farce.
Rebecca Clarke's choral music was virtually unknown until Oxford University Press began to publish these works for the first time. She wrote for chorus and other vocal ensembles throughout virtually her whole career, from her earliest attempts at composition around 1906 to her final flowering in the 1940s, revising and recomposing until as late as 1976.
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