Willem Wander van Nieuwkerk composer

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Zarabanda

Violin solo

Duur: 5'30

Written for Rosanne Philippens. She played the first performance on September 8, 2014 in the Kammermusiksaal of the Hochschule für Musik, Freiburg.

A virtuoso solo piece that combines a gentle Romantic lyricism with the strong rhythmic impulses of the early, South-American ‘zarabanda’. The sarabande as a genre of stylized dance music is usually associated with its slow French variety, but this piece hints at the rhythms of the much faster earlier versio