Partita (2011) for solo violin

Listen to excerpts (Sara Övinge, violin):




The piece is in five movements: (I) Prelude, (II) Allemande, (III) Courante, (IV) Sarabande, (V) Chaconne. Each of the inner dance movements utilize rhythms characteristic of that dance, as found in the clavichord suites of Louis Couperin.

Commissioned by Margrete Pettersen and premiered (first and last movements only) at Bodø Cathedral. First performed in full by Sara Övinge at Sound of MU in Oslo.
Published by the National Library.