A chamber work lying somewhere between concerto grosso and horn sonata, Rhapsodie is a colorful exploration of textures, timbres and harmonies. Scored for horn, cello, vibraphone,and piano.
Rhapsodie creates something in between a shifting soundscape and a string of novelty vignettes creating constrasting mood and employing varying orchestration. It was envisioned as a horn showcase, but became more of a concerto grosso, with each instrument playing an equal part.
Page 9 of the score to Rhapsodie
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