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Heinrich Ignaz Fran Biber: Battalia a 10 (arreglo de Marco Pannaría)

10/3/2016

In his Battalia, Heinrich Ignaz von Biber uses music to depict all the details of a military battle, from the marching of soldiers to the ascent of the souls of the dead into heaven. To that end, he superimposes melodies (that portray the soldiers’ different origins), uses violent pizzicati and asks that a paper be placed over the strings of the double bass to imitate a military drum.

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