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Earth, The, from "The Planets" by Trouvère

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Jun Nagao

Jun Nagao


General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 7:40
Difficulty: IV 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Saxophone quartet
Publisher: Foster Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Rental


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Anvil
  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone
  • Whip


Errata

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Program Notes

Jun Nagao arranged Gustav Holst’s Planets suite for the Trouvère [saxophone] Quartet in 2003, adding Pluto and Earth since they were scientifically part of the planets then. This is the concert band version of the arrangement. The first theme begins with a Jig from St. Paul’s Suite. The second is Earth, an original based on E-A-D-C-H, followed by other fragmented themes from the Planets and various popular Holst melodies. The music was composed with the hope that the earth will become a peaceful planet.

- Program Note by Showa Wind Symphony concert program, 18 July 2015 (WASBE, San Jose, Calif.)


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