for violoncello

Composition Date: 1985
Genre: Strings (bowed), Solo / Ensemble, Cello


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Violoncello
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Programme Note:
Delusion makes use of many extended performance techniques on the cello, such as pizzicati sul ponticello, natural and artificial harmonics, syncopated and unusual rhythms, melodic and harmonic dissonance, always maintaining an atmosphere of tension and bitter sweet ambiance.

Premiere Information:
15/04/1985 Louisiana State University School of Music Concert Hall Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jennifer Washington, violoncello, LSU New Music Ensemble concert.


  • Call Number:
  • MI 3113 C261de
  • Genre:
  • Strings (bowed), Solo / Ensemble, Cello
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • October 14, 2009
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score ((5), 6 p.); 28 cm.
    11 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Violoncello
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