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Berio

1

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Cross Break?

Yes

Range:

Highest note: C6; mostly low notes (also a bass clarinet solo).

Key:

No key (atonal)

Meter:

No meter or barlines

Rhythms:

Advanced

Ornamentation:  

Many grace notes

Musicality Requirements:

Tempo markings include: quarter=80, quarter=104, quarter=80 (slow down), quarter=92. Style markings include: sempre molto flessible, come improvvisando; ugale. Many moments with very soft then loud dynamics that are articulated.

Special Considerations:

Requires high level of maturity to play well. Unaccompanied. Difficult to accurately play some rhythms. Many directions throughout. 2 pages. Some non-standard notation.

State Lists:  

IL-HS (2), IN, MD (6), TX (1)

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