Chaconne über ein achttaktiges Marschthema (Chaconne on an Eight-Beat March Theme), Op. 38
(for viola and piano)
Composed in 1931, when Sekles was around 59 years old
chaconne, ciaconna [I]. ciacona, chiacona, ciaccona, chacony—a Baroque term for a musical form comprising a series of variations over an unchanging short theme or ground base. chaconne and passacaglia are closely related if not indistinguishablewiki
chamber music, Kammermusik [G], Musique de chambre [F], Musica da camera [I]—"Classical Music" for a small ensemble, generally 8 or fewer players with a canonical emphasis on 3-6 players
duo, duet, dueto [S], duetto [I], duett [G]—a work for two instruments; the ensemble itself
marcia [I], alla marcia, marche [F], Marsch [G], march [E], marciale, marziale—march, in the manner of a march, e.g. duple meter at a moderate but deliberate pace in a manner which may be proud, grand, like a parade or a show of military bravado.
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