The Impressionists

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Three Violas | 10′

Title: The Impressionists
Composer: Luna Pearl Woolf
Year Composed: 2005
Instrumentation: For Three Violas
Duration: 10′

Format: Performance Set: Full Score + 3 Parts
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0115

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From the composer:

Three friends, of an evening, having perhaps imbibed and eaten well, alight upon the fond and facetious remembrance of friends long past and luminaries well met.  Amid their tales of glory and ignomy are peppered representations, now laughingly, now lovingly rendered, of those distinguishing characteristics making friend or luminary most revered.  Our trio, being specimens all of the humble viola, their varied acquaintances run to the musical, and, in five short pieces, bestow the heights of respect in violistic imitation.

In short, they do impressions.

I. of Béla
II. of Leonard
III. of Gene (Tom and Ray)
IV. of Amalia
V. of Keva (canon of errors)

Luna Pearl Woolf
of Herman Melville

Commission/Dedication: The Impressionists was commissioned by the Sweetwater Music Weekend for Scott St. John, Douglas McNabney and Virginia Barron.
Premiere: Fist performed September 25, 2005 at Sweetwater Music Weekend in Leith, Ontario by Scott St. John, Virginia Barron and Douglas McNabney.

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