Moses: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

David Finko

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Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
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Quick Overview

The composer?s intentions with this piece were to create a dramatic work for a virtuoso pianist that would reflect deep and thrilling images of the Bible, and to make a significant contribution to the list of well-known Russian piano concertos. "Moses" is in a single movement, built on several contrasting, though related themes. The sections evoke such images as Moses himself; his mission; the clamorous, turbulent crowd; the flashing night sky; and the long journey in the desert.

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Additional Information

Composition Date 1971
Duration 00:20:00
Orchestration solo Piano; 2(Picc.) 0 2 1 - 2 2 2 0; 2Perc. Str.
Premiere April 1984. David Finko, piano, Paso del Norte Sinfoneta; University of Texas El Paso, Texas.