Richard Meyer (b.1957)


for string orchestra (8-8-3--5-5-5)
String Explorer Series

for: Youth string orchestra, piano

Score, Parts

Item no.372682
Author/ComposerRichard Meyer
Scope72 pages
Duration2:51 minutes
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF0020797
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Delivery time: 4–10 working days (Germany )
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Using only the notes of the D major scale, Richard Meyer has fashioned a medieval-sounding piece that is sure to fascinate your beginning string students. The minor key, modal harmonies and driving rhythms give this piece a very mature sound.

The aggressive main theme is introduced by violins and violas, with cello and bass in counterpoint. The theme later returns in canon, with cellos and basses being chased (hunted) by the violins and violas. Very dramatic from start to finish!