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for solo violin, M.633 (2003)
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Keisuke Okazaki, violin
This work has been written at the request of Shlomo Mintz to be the set piece of the International Violin Competition of Sion (2003). The prize of the best performance has been attributed to Keisuke Okazaki.
Maestro Mintz told the composer on this occasion that it was the first time he noticed that a compulsory piece had been approved unanimously by the candidates, the Jury and the public.
Duration of the work : approximately 6 minutes