John Zorn (1953)

Cagliostro (2016)

for solo viola (two bows) or two violas

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2016
    • Duration: 5 mn 30 s
    • Publisher: Hips Road Edition
  • Type
    • Solo (excluding voice) [Viola]
Detailed formation
  • viola [deux archets]

Premiere information


Présentation de l’éditeur : The controversial 18th century Italian occultist is evoked in this intense miniature for solo viola. The violist uses 2 bows to weave a swirling spell of 4-string tremolos. May also be performed by two violists.