Bachvariationen I

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BACHVARIATIONEN I (1985-88) for four violins or for violin and pre-recorded tape is based on the material of J.S.Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. In my work the motifs and fragments, prolonged and supplemented, are composed on the basis of prevailing canons and imitations. The work blends features of the variations and rondo form. Highly successful performances of the work in the last years were given by the violinists of Kremerata Baltica.

Score ID
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
20 minutes
Quartet of Solo Violins
Modern classical music
Instrumental parts

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