Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
67 registered (chopinoholic, cmajornine, AZNpiano, CPShines, Beemer, 17 invisible), 1303 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1973909 - 10/16/12 02:42 AM Barnaby Hollington - String Quartet - Bagatelle
Nikolas Online   content
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 6266
Loc: UK
Guys,

I hope you don't mind me sharing some music that isn't mine (but I'm publishing it). I doubt it could be taken as spam in any case, but if so, let me know and I'll gladly stop doing that!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FlkUvZcfG8

This is a fabulous string quartet simply titled 'Bagatelle', by British composer Barnaby Hollington. I'd met Barney years ago in London and always thought very highly of his music. When I launched EMF, he was amongst the first to contact about publishing his works, and I was extremely happy to learn that he'd be willing to publish his scores through EMF.

Most of his works are quite big (more than 100 pages and for full orchestral forces), but this is an exception! This small-ish string quartet work won a place amongst the first in the University of Aberdeen Music Prize in 2007. When I first heard it, I immediately thought that this is a gem and one that could be regularly performed around the world. So I sat down, worked with Barney on his scores (he's great to work with) and the final result, you can see in the youtube video, and listen through the performance of members of the BBC Scottish Orchestra...

_____________________

Personally, I find that this is not an ugly sounding work AT ALL. There are places that you find yourself wondering what's going on, but these seem to be 'tricks' from a composer who's a violonist! wink The rest is very well crafted, homophonic, and melody driven work. Some parts even go after more jazz idioms, like a walking bass in the cello.

It was, I believe, the first or the second video I added on youtube, since I'm (still) very excited for this work!

Anyhow...

Enjoy.

Nikolas

PS. For a few who have been in other forums and've seen this, they may also recall my claims that I'd drag Barney to speak for this work. Unfortunately Barney is extremely busy at the moment (and probably doesn't enjoy forums as much as I do) and so he's been unable to comment publicly on this work.
_________________________
http://www.musica-ferrum.com

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1973914 - 10/16/12 03:05 AM Re: Barnaby Hollington - String Quartet - Bagatelle [Re: Nikolas]
Ben Crosland Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/11/10
Posts: 438
Loc: Worcester, UK
Thanks for posting, Nikolas - definitely a very interesting piece.

My sister-in-law is a violinist for the Concertgebauw - I'll be sure to put her on to it.

Top
#1973917 - 10/16/12 03:18 AM Re: Barnaby Hollington - String Quartet - Bagatelle [Re: Nikolas]
Nikolas Online   content
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 6266
Loc: UK
Brilliant Ben,

Thanks!

(Your score has yet to arrive, so once I finish with my online lessons, I'll contact the post office. This is getting ridiculous! :@)
_________________________
http://www.musica-ferrum.com

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!

--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Hammond A100 for Sale!
PRICE DROPPED!
(Think B3)
Hammond A100 for sale!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad 125)
Sweetwater $55,000 Giveaway
Sweetwater $55,000 Mic Locker Giveaway
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Two Ellington Tunes
by Simon Hester
05/05/16 05:12 AM
Post recital Thorns and Roses
by missbelle
05/04/16 10:28 PM
Baldwin serial number question
by AndreaH
05/04/16 10:15 PM
Casio PX-135 vs Yamaha Arius YDP-141
by frenery
05/04/16 09:05 PM
PDF file size in forScore
by Meaghanw
05/04/16 08:10 PM
Forum Stats
83,512 Registered Members
44 Forums
172,419 Topics
2,521,385 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission