Gerald Barry: Piano Quartet No. 1 Sections (C4 (*Hommage a Horowitz:* …
Gerald Barry: Piano Quartet No. 1 Sections
Based on the Irish tune
Beidh Aonach Amárach
Viola melody with hurdy gurdy acc. on cello (similar to
Constant changing time signatures - Creates instability
D2 + B3
: Two themes played at the same time.
Viola and Cello
Violin and Piano R.H.
Piano L.H. plays a combination of the two-note accompaniments from B1 and D1.
B theme is played in
: Original note values are shortened.
Ends of the F, on which the next section (
of D2 (D2 played in reverse)
4-part canon at the octave, at a quaver distance.
Vln. - Vla. - Vc. - Piano L.H.
Begins on the last note of D2.
*Hommage a Horowitz
Tribute to the Russian vituoso pianist Horowitz.
Piano solo section
C melodies .
Octaves on both hands.
Section is repeated with changed intervals (
3-part canon at the octave, at a crotchet distance.
Vln. - Vla. - Vc.
Section repeated with notes omitted.
E2 + D3
Only notated key signature (Bb minor - 4 flats)
The original (D) and its retrograde (E) played together.
D3 played in unison on Vc. and Piano R.H.
E2 played in unison on Vln. and Vla.
Section repeated in octaves (Vln.
up the octave
, Piano R.H.
down the octave
in the L.H. now) with louder dynamics.