Sinfonia for Strings
SMC SO103/ HL 3773413
This piece is a rich and resonant celebration of the world of string orchestra sonorities. Capable of both great virtuosity and smooth as glass legato lyricism, the string orchestra provides the composer with a world of colors and varied musical emotions. The first movement is gutsy and rhythmic, with exciting moments of exciting energy, syncopation and sonorous ringing chords. The second movement, built on a melody which is soft and delicate builds to an heroic climax, returning to the gentle and understated main theme at the end. The final movement opens with rousing and playful themes which pave the way for a joyful fugue and an heroic finale.