Commedia Dell Arte

Barkauskas-Commedia-Cover“Commedia Dell Arte” is originally an Italian word, representing a kind of  improvised performances, characterized by masks. Lyric itself is in Lithuanian, only a small portion of the poem is used.

Rythemic movement drives the music, the composer uses consonant sounds in very effective way. Though this piece was not published for a long time, it was often performed at various competitions in various parts of the world.