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INTRODUCTION - Legal Note

David Johnstone disfrute de un permiso especial para que la pieza para multi-
cellos LIBERTANGO de A. Piazzolla se pueda colgar en la web
www.johnstone-music.com , y por lo tanto aparecen los crditos como
indicamos a continuacin:

LIBERTANGO
Music by Astor Piazzolla
Copyright 1975 By Edizioni Curci S.r.l , Milan / A. Pagani S.r.l, Fino
Mornasco ( CO)/ Italy

Con agradecimiento a Adriana Prez (Synch & Legal Department) de


EDICIONES MUSICALES CLIPPER'S, S.L., Barcelona
[ www.clippersmusic.org // http://www.myspace.com/clippersmusic ]
por su ayuda en la obtencin del permiso para esta obra.

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David Johnstone is able to enjoy a special permission so that the multi-cello
piece LIBERTANGO of A. Piazzolla can be displayed in the web
www.johnstone-music.com , and so we indicate the credits on continuation:

LIBERTANGO
Music by Astor Piazzolla
Copyright 1975 By Edizioni Curci S.r.l , Milan / A. Pagani S.r.l, Fino
Mornasco ( CO)/ Italy

With grateful thanks to Adriana Prez (Synch & Legal Department) of


EDICIONES MUSICALES CLIPPER'S, S.L., Barcelona
[ www.clippersmusic.org // http://www.myspace.com/clippersmusic ]
for her help in the obtaining of the permission for this work.
Note on Libertango

David Johnstone has made a close transcription to Piazzollas Libertango


which is proving VERY popular around the world, and that transcription has
been recorded at least four times on You Tube see here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRb3Mx0yYpE Longhorn Cello Quartet


UT Butler School of Music, U.S.A.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3kkt6ymE3w played by an Italian


quartet formed by Vincenzo Lioy, Gianluca Montaruli, Luca Calzolaio, and
Francesca Della Vista

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-q_OCV_qW4 Soncello Quartet


(Galicia) & Carlos Garca Amigo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dIMKpvSGsM played by the


Champaign Cello Choir, Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A.

This work may be played by four solo cellists, or by an orchestra of cellos. For
giving convincing performances and to highlight the virtuoso touch though, a
quartet performance is the more welcomed preference of David Johnstone. The
accents and rhythmic drive might be easier to achieve with four solo soloists.
But cello ensembles are very welcome to try this too, and the more the better
for example, David Johnstone feels that four players to each part will definitely
sound more symphonic than just two where little intonation problems are
likely to occur or creep in. However, the choice is yours!

But it should be brought to your attention that David has used the Piazzolla base
and constructed a far bigger work. He calls this new work Sonata - Fantasy
Liberty on Libertango and it is for the same cello formation four
demanding parts. In fact, this is sufficiently innovative (contains a new slow
movement to open) and extended (over 11 mins duration) as to be an original
work to see this work please click below
English http://www.johnstone-music.com/portada/free-music-scores/5/343/sonata-fantasy-
liberty-on-libertango-four-cellos
Espaol http://www.j-music.es/portada/obras-gratis/5/343/sonata-fantasy-liberty-on-
libertango-cuatro-cellos

Please remember that Johnstone-music does not gain anything at all


economically in any of the hundreds of downloads available on the site