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concertante

(ˌkɒntʃəˈtæntɪ) music
adj
(Classical Music) characterized by contrasting alternating tutti and solo passages
n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Classical Music) a composition characterized by such contrasts
[C18: from Italian, from concertare to perform a concert, from concerto concert]
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At the opposite end of the dynamic spectrum Birtwistle's Secret Theatre (for 15 performers in full concertante mode) was the evening's tour de force, with a relentless virtuosity that lurched from one sonic onslaught to the next before subsiding into an exhausted sprinkle of single notes and a concluding minor-third sigh.
Jeffrey Ching's completion of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 'Sinfonia Concertante in A major' will have its world premiere by the world-renowned Staatskapelle Dresden on the occasion of its 469th founding anniversary in Dresden, Germany on Sept.
If it's music you're after there's a visit from folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span as they bring their new live show to the Boro, as well as tributes to The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and David Bowie with classical sounds from London Concertante.
25pm, Chapter Arts Centre, 029 2030 4400 Sinfonia Cymru: The Freddie Mercury Project Welsh chamber orchestra Sinfonia Cymru commissioned composer and violinist Vlad Maistorovici to create Queen Concertante, new arrangements of iconic Queen songs.
Typically tuneful and rather Germanic, it ties in beautifully with Mozart's String sextet after the Sinfonia Concertante, K.
5 Concert by Concertante, Bodelwyddan Castle On Sunday, there will be a programme of chamber music by Concertante in aid of Bodelwyddan Castle Trust.
Greater variety is encountered in ensemble concertos (often styled 'Concertino' in the sources) and in the symphonie concertante with its strong stylistic influence from the symphony.
London Concertante will be giving a summer concert at All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings, near Rugby, on July 12.
His output includes the harp concerto Over The Stone, commissioned by the Prince of Wales for the Royal Harpist Catrin Finch; Euphonium Concerto for David Childs; the concertante Quirk, commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Sir Colin Davies as part of its 2005 centenary season, and In These Stones Horizons Sing, which was premiered at the opening of the Welsh Millennium Centre.
Nevertheless, with principal cellist Jonathan Aasgaard as a most experienced and gifted lead voice, in what amounts to a concertante, together with viola (Vicci Wardman) and violin (Thelma Handy), the comi-tragic circumstances, with a tincture of thwarted longing for the fairer sex, never became cloying or over-sentimental.
They began with Weber's effervescent Grand Duo Concertante.
Hugo Schuncke (1823-1909): Concertante for Violin, Violoncello, and Orchestra; Johann Christoph Schuncke (17911856): Concertino pour le Cor chromatique; Hermann Schuncke (1825-1898): Sinfonia in B poor le grande Orchestre, Op.