Youtube video of a performance of Hungarian-Israeli composer Ödön Partos’s Yizkor (in Memoriam) (1947)
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[please note: this comment is now out of date and was posted in relation to the 2012-13 delivery of this module; please check any advice given here against the latest version of the module documentation]
I was just wondering if you knew why this piece was composed for either Violin, Viola or Cello as opposed to clearly identifying one solo stringed instrument?
I have found two recordings, one with a Cello soloist as above and another with Viola and it changes the mood and feel of the piece dependent on which instrument is playing the solo line.
No idea I’m afraid. Not completely unknown at this time but rare, certainly.
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