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John Psathas: Tarantismo (Orchestra)

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a study score for reference and study. This material is a copy of the original composer's manuscript and is not edited or formatted for publication. This service is only available to individuals and may not be resold. (Retailers, trade customers, institutions and libraries with requests for this work, please advise your customers and patrons to contact us directly for availability: info@promethean-editions.com). The provision of this service, and/or circulation of copies of the manuscript, does not constitute the copy as a publication or published edition under the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.

This Facsimile Edition is a spiral-bound full score book and Digital Audio CD.

About the work:

Tarantismo was commissioned by the Auckland Philhamonia Orchestra (APO) as part of Psathas’ 2010-11 residency with the orchestra. It is an orchestral adaptation that Psathas created from the third movement of his piano trio Helix.

In contrast to the more stripped back, clearly defined lines of the piano trio that capture the ‘frenetic’ nature of the 'tarantella' dance, Psathas turns to the more textural qualities of the orchestra in this modified orchestral version. In particular, his textural string writing creates a ‘whirling’ effect that can be associated with this dance.

Visit the publisher's website for more information about the work and Facsimile Edition.

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John Psathas
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