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Scherzi (Travels with Alex 4)

for viola obbligato and chamber ensemble

Year:  2015 Instrumentation:  viola obbligato, piccolo, flute, alto flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet in B flat, bassoon horn in F, trumpet in B flat, bass trombone, 2 dung-chen (Tibetan long trumpets), 2 percussions (1: tambourine, crotales, tubular bells, marimba, tam-tams; 2: triangle, 5 temple blocks, sus cymbal, marimba, vibraphone), harp, piano doubling harpsichord, double bass

Year:  2015
Instrumentation  viola obbligato, piccolo, f...

Composer:   Richard Bolley

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Sample Score

Sample: Instrumentation page and pages 1 - 7 of score

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Scherzi is the fourth piece in the cycle Travels with Alex for viola obbligato and various chamber ensembles.

The score bears the following inscription: 'In just a few words, Alexandra describes travelling to many different countries in Asia and staying in rare and beautiful places.'

Dedication note

Celebrating Alexandra David-Néel (1868-1969) and remembering Fiona McLean (1952-2011)