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Valse tragique

Composer
Year of composition
2005
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available
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While searching for a main theme for a new superhero movie I will score later this year, I struggled to find the right style of music. I needed some time but then I figured out, that the theme I was desperately trying to get to work was a valse! After that was set, the rest was easy and this piece was finished in 4 hours of manic work.

It is a waltz, not too difficult to play, but has some tricky fingering in some places. Based on 2 themes, not much thematic work. I tried to move the music through a few styles, to keep it interesting. The final result is a mixture of romantic and modern style, Chopin and Tschaikovsky, with a tiny bit of Jazz-harmony in some places.

I hope you enjoy it. Feedback appreciated. If you buy it, I can buy food (which is good).

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