The Spoils of Petulance (V.44)

A versatile chamber piece, scored for string quintet using only open strings,
which can be played by virtually any level ensemble.

Don't ask where the title came from; the idea behind the piece, which is as fun to play as it is to listen to: its subtitle is "sonata for open strings", and while the 'sonata' may not be accurate (I simply love the sonority of the word), the rest is. It is a series of scenes, wherein the quintet create numerous different textures and themes, rhythmically and melodically engaging, using only the open strings of the instruments.

The Spoils of Petulance V.44 score and parts.....$27.00

The Spoils of Petulance
V.44 score.....$20.00

Replacement parts.....$3.50/ea.

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