Margarita Zelenaia

Piano Duo cycle

Year: 2001

Duration (in minutes): 18'39;

Difficulty: High (professional)

Category: piano, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: piano

Publisher: Self-Produced

Description: Piano Duo cycle has two movements.
The idea of the 'Reflection'(#1) was to express through the music the reflection in many different meanings (inside and outside of us): simply an unclear water reflection, the reflection of dark and light thoughts, something like double (simultaneous) reflection from contrasting acts, etc…
In the second movement 'Antiphon' I used a very attractive idea of a dialogue and a contradistinction, a repetition and an imitation. The antiphon’ method has deep roots in a Greek tragedy, when two choruses gave their permanent comments to the events that happened on the stage. And the scale of the choruses’ emotional reaction was really huge: they were agreed and disagreed, they loved and hated, frightened and bowed, sometimes they even tried to talk down each other…

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