Daugherty, Michael - Diamond in the Rough - Violin, Viola, and Percussion - Hendon Music Edition | B000 103
  • Daugherty, Michael - Diamond in the Rough - Violin, Viola, and Percussion - Hendon Music Edition | B000 103
  • Daugherty, Michael - Diamond in the Rough - Violin, Viola, and Percussion - Hendon Music Edition | B000 103
  • Daugherty, Michael - Diamond in the Rough - Violin, Viola, and Percussion - Hendon Music Edition | B000 103

Daugherty, Michael - Diamond in the Rough - Violin, Viola, and Percussion - Hendon Music Edition

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Though it is a decidedly modern composition, Michael Daugherty's Diamond in the Rough is, in fact, all about Mozart - man and myth. As one of the most famous composers in history, his life was more than susceptible to becoming legendary. Each movement of this work for violin, viola, and percussion focuses on a different facet of this "gem" among composers: "Magic" is, of course, a nod to his opera "The Magic Flute," even incorporating the glockenspiel, which played an important part in the opera. The second movement, "Fifty-Five Minutes Past Midnight," refers to the time of night at which Mozart is said to have passed away. It evokes an eerie, chilly feeling, in part by means of crystal glasses filled with water, which the percussionist plays by rubbing the rims; this creates a sound reminiscent of the glass armonica, which Mozart was known to include in his compositions. Finally, the raucous "Wig Dance" is explained by the composer's reputation for partying heartily. This piece is a great choice for advanced players in search of something out of the ordinary!

This edition contains a score and parts for violin, viola, and percussion (the score is the percussion part). Published by Hendon Music (Boosey & Hawkes), distributed by Hal Leonard.

Difficulty: A6


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Though it is a decidedly modern composition, Michael Daugherty's Diamond in the Rough is, in fact, all about Mozart - man and myth. As one of the most famous composers in history, his life was more than susceptible to becoming legendary. Each movement of this work for violin, viola, and percussion focuses on a different facet of this "gem" among composers: "Magic" is, of course, a nod to his opera "The Magic Flute," even incorporating the glockenspiel, which played an important part in the opera. The second movement, "Fifty-Five Minutes Past Midnight," refers to the time of night at which Mozart is said to have passed away. It evokes an eerie, chilly feeling, in part by means of crystal glasses filled with water, which the percussionist plays by rubbing the rims; this creates a sound reminiscent of the glass armonica, which Mozart was known to include in his compositions. Finally, the raucous "Wig Dance" is explained by the composer's reputation for partying heartily. This piece is a great choice for advanced players in search of something out of the ordinary!

This edition contains a score and parts for violin, viola, and percussion (the score is the percussion part). Published by Hendon Music (Boosey & Hawkes), distributed by Hal Leonard.

Difficulty: A6


Click here to learn more about the Apprentice and ASTA Sheet Music Difficulty Ratings.
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Sheet Music Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Unless the music received is defective or has been shipped in error, all returned music will be subject to a restocking fee of $2.00 per title.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at sharserv@sharmusic.com

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