1st Waltz in D

Nyman, Michael


Flexible Ensemble




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About the work

The performance begins with the pianist playing their accompanying figure, and other players then join in and proceed as they choose through the musical material. The performance ends when all players have completed the last figure in unison at least 10 times.

Technical notes

The piece consists of a series of phrases which players repeat as many times as they wish, moving on when they choose. There is an accompanying figure on the piano, which is to be repeated without break or variation throughout.