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Tension Detention, for viola & cello

Composer
Year of composition
2006
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

Controlled use of the relative consonance and dissonance between the two voices of this duet produces an extended "crescendo" of intervallic tension, followed by a longer "diminuendo" of the same sort; the indicated dynamic markings are contrary: More dissonant, softer volume. Less dissonant, louder.

Suggested substitutions (w/ or w/out transposition): English horn & bassoon. Clarinet & bass clarinet (or baritone saxophone); most any duo of alto and tenor instruments should work.

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