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Evocazioni

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Paul Huber

Paul Huber


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The title of this work translates from the Italian as Evocations.


General Info

Year: 1985
Duration: c. 11:35
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Molenaarl
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €183.89   |   Score Only (print) - €28.57


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Flugelhorns I-II
Cornets I-II
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
E-flat Horn I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Tenorhorn I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This work, composed in 1985, wants to shake you up and put a spell on you at the same time. Today, humanity is threatened by many dangers, many of which we are not able to banish. We need help from a higher power. The Chorale Aus tiefer Not schrei’ ich zu dir (from deep distress I cry to you) illustrates this. This motif appears in diverse variations. But, in his arrogance, the wicked man does not believe in the rule of evil demons in the world.

With the Gregorian melody in the sequence Dies irae (day of wrath) from the requiem mass, the nearing of disaster is announced: without God man goes astray. He falls into ruin.

To deepen the poignancy of this composition, Paul Huber cited a dramatic episode from his symphony The nostraie aetatis angoribus (from the anxiety of our time).

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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