Concertante I

Ralph Shapey

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Quick Overview

Of his own works the composer writes:

?My credo: 1. The music must speak for itself, 2. Great art is a miracle, 3. That which the mind of man (Humankind) can conceive will be done. I hate long, involved explanations, which in the end become excuses for the music. I guess my motto is ?play it again, Sam.? That is the only explanation that means anything.?

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by Ron Anderson
Composition Date 1984
Duration 00:07:30
Orchestration Solo Tpt.; Fl.(Picc. GFl.) Ob.(E.H.) Cl.(EbCl./B.Cl.) Bsn. Hn. Perc. Vln. Vla. Vcl. Cb.
Premiere April 24th, 1987. Ron Anderson, trumpet, Contemporary Chamber Players, conducted by Ralph Shapey; Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, IL.

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