Ballade for Kari

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The Fizz @ 50 series

A series of fifty short pieces for double bass and piano from composers throughout the world, instigated by David Heyes to celebrate his 50th birthday. Each composer received a bottle of champagne (Fizz) as payment.

James D'Angelo writes: 'Ballade for Kari was written after David Heyes' solicitation to write pieces as part of Fizz @ 50 but also inspired by a young woman who has charmed me. The word 'Ballade' seemed appropriate but it has nothing to do with the fact that it is written in 3/4 time.'

Ballade for Kari was premiered at Wells Cathedral School (Somerset) on 26 February 2012 by Sallie McDowell (double bass) and Gemma Beeson (piano).

James D'Angelo has had a varied career as a composer, pianist, organist, educator, course leader on Sound Therapy and writer. He has composed in most genres, except opera, and was formerly on the music faculty of the City College of New York and Golsmiths College, London. His work has been published and performed internationally and his song 'Elegy', set to words by Walt Whitman, was awarded First Prize at the Arklow International Music Festival in Ireland. In 2011 James D'Angelo founded Trio D'Angelo which has a growing performance diary in London and around Britain.

CORRECTION: bar 59 - Piano LH - first quaver (eighth note) should be A flat not A natural.


Cat No. RM481
Supplier Code RM481
Price £6.00
ComposerJames D'Angelo
CategoryDouble Bass & Piano
SeriesFizz @ 50
Difficulty level6 - 7
ISMN 979-0-57045-481-5
EAN-13 9790570454815
Weight 66 grams
Published 20th December 2011
Availability 7 in stock