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“Three Colors” for three-part strings (PDF)

Three miniatures for mixed strings

Easy to moderately difficult

From Iris Wirth-Halbherr

Audio sample “Purple Pentatonic Song”

Further audio examples in the description

The musical coloration of these three moody miniatures for strings is based on compositional techniques with pentatonic, drone and whole-tone scales. Variable for three-part string orchestra or trio.


Contents: 1st Purple Pentatonic Song; 2nd Blue Bordun Lullaby; 3. white waves whole-tone waltz

Scope PDF
21 pages; scores with individual parts
Level of difficulty easy – medium
Keys/ Tempo
Free / Moderato; Camly; Allegro
Duration Approx. 4.07 min

Audio example 2. blue drone lullaby

Audio example 3 White Waves whole-tone waltz