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Concerto for cello and five wind instruments. Performed by eNsemble (ProArte Institute, final round of Step to the left competition. February 8, 2008).

Adagio molto is based on a one-part instrumental concerto's framework that includes two themes, virtuosic cadenza and the opposition of a solo instrument and the ensemble. Title is related to quite low main tempo, but also emphasizes lyric aspect of composition, which is hidden and broken by outward hardness of material and “some deliberately provocative musical gestures”.

Instrument list

Cello, flute, clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone


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