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unearth; distend; overlay

(2015)

for violin, viola, and cello

Jeremy Corren

unearth; distend; overlay written for the Nebula Ensemble


Performance Notes
Abbreviations and symbols
con vibrato, indicated by c.v.
senza vibrato, indicated by s.v.
flautando, indicated by flaut., asks for a fast/light bow that produces an airy sound
ordinario, indicated by ord, asks for
sul pont, indicated by s.p., should produce a glassy sonority consisting of a pitchs fundamental and upper partials.
sul tasto, indicated by s.t.

Gliss to accent
This gesture calls for a crescendo and simultaneous gliss that arrive on some pitch, which is accented and whose dynamic is
almost immediately thereafter reduced (in the example, ppp)

Tremolo slide
During certain fingered tremolo passages, a diagonal arrow between two tremolos indicates that the player should perform a
slide between the two tremolosit is primarily the gesture that matters.

unearth; distend; overlay


q = 70
Jeremy Corren

flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

4
Violin & 4 # w

ppp

flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

B 44 #

Viola

&
5

#w

s.t.

ord
0

>

J

0
mf pp

<#><#>
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ppp

flaut.
s.t.

#
ppp

# >
#

s.p.

fp

pp

pp

>
mf

ppp

>
mf

ppp

s.t.

mf

n
0

ppp

0
p

mf

ppp
flaut.
s.t.

ppp

fp

ppp

ppp

mf

mf

>
# #

> #

# >

s.p.

# >

> #

ppp

c.v.

mf ppp

mp
ord
0

# >

ppp

# >

mf ppp

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4

mf ppp

ppp

n
flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

Violoncello

>

ord
0

ord
>O O
#

pp

decrease tremolo speed to


nothing before resting on F#

& #
9

ppp

? <#>O

s.p.

#
J
o

<#>
&

fp

ppp

>

ord 0

mf ppp

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pp

ord

>
n

>

c.v.

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s.p.

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s.t.
s.v.

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ppp

ppp

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#

s.v.

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ord

flaut.
s.t.

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c.v.

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s.t.

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s.t.

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s.t.

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c.v.

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#

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#

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s.p.

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#

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sul C

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>
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c.v.

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s.t.

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ppp

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ppp

s.p.

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mp

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s.p.

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mp

ppp

mf

pp

mp

>
n

s.p.

mp

ppp

expressivo

fp

>

ppp

mf p

mp

ppp

ord

mf

>
>

mf p

>

ord

pp fp

ppp

decrease tremolo to expressivo


nothing
ord

s.p.

s.p. s.t.

>

mp

ppp

>

ord

pp

expressivo
ord

fp

C
#

>

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fp

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mp

mf p

>

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s.t.

s.t.

mp

fp

ppp

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&
25

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#

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!

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s.t.

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flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

s.v.

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flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

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s.p.

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#

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fp

ord

>

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ff f pp

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>
fp

s.t.

ff

ord
c.v.

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b
>
f p

c.v.

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0
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ff

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s.t.

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c.v.

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s.t.
s.v.
0

5
& 4 ww
45

pppp

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5

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pppp

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4

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n

# # O O
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b O O
b

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n

sim.

b
&
c.v.

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s.t.
s.v.

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sim.

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n

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n

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& n

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45

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s.v.

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sim.

c.v.

b
&

b
B
J

5
&4

(s.t.)

pp

ppp

b b O O
n

ord

ppp

44

mp

# # O
n

45
pp

45

ppp

mp

44

pp

mp

45

45


45 b

c.v.

c.v.

s.v.

pp

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pp

! n
!

ppp

44

n
5

4
!

44 n

b 4 b
4
J

O
ppp

ord
s.v.

pp
(s.t.)

c.v.
b b n

ppp

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4

c.v.

B 45 <b>


44 b !
pp

53

ppp
flaut.
s.t.
s.v.

ord

# # O O

44

O b b O O
pp

mp

!
n

4
4
mp

44

ord
no flaut.

4<b>
& 4 J b
56

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n

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ord

pp

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b b

f

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s.p.

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1.

45 b

ord

j
n

pp

pppp

0
0
p

&

mf

b b O
?

ppp

mf

b
s.t.

ord

mp

44

mf

ppp

decrease tremolo
speed to nothing

s.t.

b b j

pp

mp

45

ord

2.

s.t.

f p

rall.

mp

mf

mf

ppp

s.t.

sul D

b 5 b
4

mf

ord

>

pp

>

s.p.

ppp

s.p.

pp mf p

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J

s.p.

mp
ord

ord

mf

J b
>

mf

mf

f p

mf p

ord

mf
s.p.

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>

pp mf p

mf p

c.v.

mf

n >

ppp

>

mf
s.p.

? n

ord

s.t.

mp

mf

n
n
?4

4
60

(ord) 0

mf

B 44

&

2nd time: with more intensity

s.t.

pp

mp

44

b
s.t.

?4

pp

G
10Romantically q = 64

4
&4
64

(c.v.)

B 44

ord
(c.v.)

bw

# # O

pp

& <b>

pp

bw

ppp

pp

s.t
s.v..

pp

ppp

mp

b b O

b b b

s.p.

ppp

pppp

mp

ord

mp

45

towards ppppp

s.t.
s.v.

s.t.
s.v.

pppp

45

o
J

sul C

(towards bridge)

pppp

Repeat this section ad infinitum, while moving bow


very gradually from ord to s.p., until the bridge is
reached and pitch is no longer audible

pp

ppp

ppp

ord

pp

ppp

pppp

ppp

pp
s.t.

sim.

ppp

pp

ord
(c.v.)

70

ppp

ppp

?4
4

(towards bridge)

towards ppppp

45

(towards bridge)

towards ppppp