24, feature layers of sound, the melodic line accompanied by a flowing broken chord
accompaniment divided between the hands, blended by the use of the damper pedal.
The broken chords
of the trio section of the scherzo, which normally set off the ethereal melodies of the strings, were dished out as if elegant comments.
Their choruses sound then like broken chords
of wind strumming
were for the mothers, listening to flute scales stop and start; and for the fathers, whistling their tired ways home in the dark; for younger brothers, sent with the jingling cows to market; or for eldest daughters, hymned up the aisles till death did them part; for orphans, led by a piper out of a pretty park; and for paupers, scraping their fiddles for small change in a hat; for old ones, tapping their sticks on the twisting path; for soldiers, stamping their boots on a victory march; and for the lovers, the broken chords
of their hearts.
It is a taut, well-written piece, commencing with languorous, ominous work by the strings and horns, building to a presto, with nervous strings playing broken chords
, and fine contributions from the flutes, trumpets and horns.
Only that One has a score large enough to hold all songs of praise and lament, hope and despair, triumph and failure, and the power to resolve the broken chords
and unfinished symphonies of life together.
For Vincent Dance Theatre, she has performed in Caravan of Lies, made and toured Drop Dead Gorgeous, Let The Mountains Lead You To Love, Punch Drunk, Broken Chords
and Fairy Tale.
The season kicks off with UK company Vincent Dance Theatre whose Broken Chords
(Jan 31) has been inspired by director Charlotte Vincent's own divorce.
Tickets are still available for this event at just pounds 12 and include a glass of wine or soft drink and a top-price ticket for the evening's thrilling performance of Vincent Dance Company's Broken Chords
in Stage 1.
Following the critical success of Punch Drunk, Vincent Dance Theatre's new production, Broken Chords
, is a dark and humorous look at love and loss by a multi-talented, multi-national ensemble of eight performers.
The accompaniment consists nf bass note plus blocked chords in the first section and bass note plus broken chords
in the second.
Book 4 includes "Improvisation" by American Impressionist artist, Childe Hassam, in the key of G-flat major in which Rollin creates a wonderful atmosphere with expanded broken chords
in the left hand under a lyrical melody.