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The Broken Mirror of Memory (cello version), 4th mvmt

Here is the fourth movement of The Broken Mirror of Memory, with Diana Frazier on cello. The second movement, the one from Saturday’s post, comes straight out of the cello, and all the extraordinary sounds it can make. (It also serves as a break for the pianist, who has rather an exhausting job in the first movement.) This movement doesn’t have all those wild sounds; it is pure and unabashed melodic counterpoint, a melody that’s been there playing all along throughout the piece. But listen closely — that second movement sneaks in there at a certain point…. Or, if you prefer, don’t listen for anything in particular at all, and just enjoy.

The Broken Mirror of Memory — 4th movement

This movement begins on page 16 of the score.