Mary Ann Joyce
Scherzatina for Cello and Piano
Duration (in minutes): 5'39;
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players
Instruments: any string, cello, piano
Score PDF: scherzatina-vcpno-pgs1-4-secure-5.pdf
Description: This work is a dialogue between cello and piano. The interplay between the two instruments through melodic fragments (based mainly on minor 2nds) spins through quick twists and turns. There are textural changes in electrically charged rhythms in the various registers of both instruments.