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Arches for string orchestra

Paul Lansky (2008)


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to Justin Brown

Arches for string orchestra

       

q = 50, in a steadfast, matter of fact spirit, as if walking slowly uphill, carrying a heavy load con sord

Violin I

 

Violin II

Viola

Violoncello

Double Bass

   

pp con sord

   

   

                    pp con sord                 

   

 

pp

      pizz con sord



     7

   

 

pp

    

cresc.

    cresc.

       cresc.

 

con sord pp

  

 

    cresc. arco

   

cresc.

    

A

    

mf

   

   

   

cresc.

    

                   

    

   

   

   

Paul Lansky

mf

               cresc.

mf

          

        

mf

cresc.

mf

   

 

cresc.

f

f

           f

  

     

f

cresc.



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f


4

 

  

B

              dim. p                        dim. p                        dim. p         

14



p         

 

dim.

             f               f

 

  32

             cresc.                         cresc.

cresc.

 

arco

mf cresc.

 f

   f

   

f

  

dim.

 

dim.



dim.

 

dim.

  

  

pizz

p

C broadly              

cresc.

dim.

22

                

    

 



 

 

  



 

 

dim.

  

  

D more confidently            p  

    

     p

    



p



       

p

p

                                dim.                   

      

dim.

 

 

dim.

 

dim.



dim.





         



          

        

  



 


39         

E

5 you've reached the top and your load is lighter

pp

        pp         

 

pp

 

   pp



p



  

  

senza sord

 

p

           

  

p

  

 

senza sord



senza sord

  

senza sord





   

p

senza sord

pp

p

F                 

47

   

   

p

                            f p                                           p   f    f

f

p

f

       53

pp

           

p

G  heavily 

    mp heavily

   

   

                                          mp pp  heavily                       mp pp  heavily                       

   

pp

mp heavily

pp

mp


6

  58

   

H fuller, more connected             f                 f                f              

f

64      

ff



 

 





  

  

 

   

   

   



dim.

pp

  

   

                             ff dim. pp                                  dim. pp                                 

 

                      ff                          ff                         f  ff I

f



dim. pizz

   

   

pp

dim.

 

 

      arco

pp

70

   

cresc.

   

  

               cresc.                      cresc.                        cresc.                      cresc.

  

   

                                     

    ff

   ff      ff

 

ff

ff


      76

    

J

7

                

sempre ff

                     sempre ff

                   

  

K

mf dim.

 

 mf dim.

 

      mf dim.

   

  

 

86

 

  

  

   

 p 

  

   

     

    

 

p

  



   



   

p arco

p

  

           

mp

mp

            

mp mp

  

            

p

mp

    

  

                   

        

mf dim.

mf dim.

  

  

from here to end, less vibrato, baroque-like

  

dim.

dim.

81

       

                     dim.                 pizz dim.          

sempre ff

 

dim.

                 

sempre ff

       




8

    89

p

                          mp p

   

 

p

  mp

p

 

  

 

mp

mp

 

 

p

 

p

  

 

 



95

p dim. to end

p dim. to end

          p dim. to end

  

p dim. to end

p dim. to end





poco rit.

 

mp

 



mp

mp

mp

  

  

  

  

  

  

               

 

     

    



                 mp         

p

p

 

 

 

    

mp

 

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