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By Randall Snyder


For Walter Gray For Viola 1 & Viola 2 Program note: Reliquary was conceived as a memorial for a friend and mentor, It is cast in three sections that trace a progression from dark to light, slow to fast. The first minimalist section explores a continuously evolving seven-note sequence. This is followd by a more animated section that references Mozart\u27s Piano Concerto No, 17, K. 453, one of many works introduced to me by my friend. The final section, marked Volante (flying), completes the psychological arc of the piece with a numinous feeling of acceptance. Duration: c. 5:4

Topics: Composition, Music, Music Practice
Publisher: DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Year: 2019
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