Gary Nash

Gary Nash

Composer, Educator, Arranger, Clarinetist

Sheet Music

Blues Impromptu

ComposerGary Nash
PublisherGary Nash
Genre Classical / Instrumental
Instrumentation Cello
Scored forSolo
Type of scoreFor a single performer
Key A minor
Duration 10'0"
Difficulty Difficult
Year of composition 1995
Blues Impromptu is a cello solo work in the Western classical tradition that reflects American music. It displays a rounded progressive form. The musical events stem extended playing techniques such as extreme high registers, extensive use of natural harmonics and multi layering effects with sul ponticello on fast note ostinato passages playing in the high register on top of the tail motive of the opening melody performed with double stops in the lower register. The closing section features the melody played with a left hand pizzicato over a sustained pedal

Upload date 28 Mar 2020

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