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cadenza

a virtuoso solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music, formerly improvised by the soloist but now usually specially composed
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191, Piano Reduction, HN 767, by Ernst Herttrich; piano reduction by Siegfried Petrenz; cadenzas and bridges by Robert D.
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I should also note that the title of the edition is not entirely accurate: the title page of the manuscript that transmits the cadenzas does not name an instrument.
This is followed at once by a wonderful cadenza that pushes the bass to its limits (or even beyond): virtuoso double stops (meno mosso, con fantasia); then, accompanied by a solo bass from the orchestra playing a form of the opening theme, a stunning andante passage ascending into high harmonics (marked "take time"); and finally, a dozen hectic measures of continuous double stops with repeated accelerandos, ending with a sequence accelerating from lento to allegro that descends to the very bottom of the bass's range.
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Question: And you have written your own cadenza for it, even though Mendelssohn strove mightily to keep you from doing just that.
The C Major Concerto No 21 shows Mozart at his most ambitious and creative, but it is still essentially a classical-era composition, and Armstrong's cadenzas in the opening of the first and third movements upset the delicate structure - we were hearing variations on themes before the theme was really established.
And his multi-stopping in the superbly executed cadenzas was almost uncannily accurate.
Indeed, he engages in direct dialogue with Wolff's work on the cadenzas of Mozart's piano concertos.
Students compete for standard baroque through contemporary repertory prizes, as well as in novel categories such as original concerto cadenzas, jazz or classical improvisation, versatility, lyricism in slow works, original compositions, works by female composers and tasteful arrangements or transcriptions.
From its lovely opening soliloquy on Richard Weigall's fluency increased with his confidence, moving felicitously from the elegant to the cheekily prankish and proving with real flair that Strauss's cadenzas were just the stuff he can thrive on.
The first movement is rather long and perhaps some thought the concerto was over, or perhaps the Worcester audience had joined the vanguard of Italian audiences who lately have begun applauding not only after movements but sometimes right after energetic cadenzas, seeking to make concerts a bit more interactive.