Osvaldo Golijovsons

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    barbara-kraichy–2 on #147979

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    catherine-rogers on #147980

    What is the name of the piece by Osvaldo Golijov? The ASO has performed more than one of his works.

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    barbara-kraichy–2 on #147981

    Hello Catherine,

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    Elizabeth L on #147982

    Maybe you could ask the conductor the name of the piece?

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    Elizabeth Volpé Bligh on #147983

    I recently played a piece by Golijov called Zhang Zhou’s Dream. It was quite beautiful, but the harp part was not written in a very practical way. Lots of note clusters that involved growing an extra foot to change three pedals at a time. If you need my edited version, I can send it to you, if this is the piece.

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    barbara-kraichy–2 on #147984

    Hello Elizabeth,

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    HBrock25 on #147985

    I play second harp in the National Symphony and last week we did a concert opening with Webern Im Sommerwind, then the Golijov “She Was Here,” and after intermission Mahler 4. Soloist was Dawn Upshaw. The Golijov had just one harp part, but I assisted since there are two harps in the Webern. It is a beautiful setting of four Schubert songs, with a very prominent harp part. The opening is very sparkly with repeated patterns in the harp and celeste–this part is not sight-readable and would need some practice. The rest of the work is very playable, and fun and beautiful. The harp part is very prominent and exposed.

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    MusikFind1 on #147986

    She Was Here (2008)
    Four Songs by Franz Schubert, Orchestrated and with an Introduction by Osvaldo Golijov

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    barbara-kraichy–2 on #147987

    Hello Catherine,

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