Valzer (Skipworth, George F.)

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Publisher. Info. George F. Skipworth, 2017.
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General Information

Work Title Valzer
Alternative. Title An Encore to End All Encores
Composer Skipworth, George F.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGS 7
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2009-10
First Performance. 2010
First Publication. 2017-18
Librettist Composer
Language English
Dedication Barbara Wester
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, piano
Extra Information Advanced difficulty

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Valzer, An Encore to End All Encores, was written for a series of recitals in the United States sung by Barbara Wester with the composer at the piano, Valzer references nearly 30 song and operatic quotations. At the premiere, the composer offered a free steak dinner to anyone who could spot all the references. Famed musicologist Rheinhardt Pauly was in the audience, and successfully met the challenge. Caution is advised before making such offers. Advanced difficulty, singer and pianist.