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Festive Fugue

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Federico García de Castro

Federico García de Castro


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General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: VII (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Federico GarcÍa de Castro
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

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

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

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Program Notes

Festive Fugue is an upbeat, rhythmic, energetic piece written in the form of a fugue, where a recognizable theme is imitated and traded around instruments and instrument families in different keys. The piece starts with a short introduction before launching the first appearance of the staccato theme, and features contrasting episodes based on a more sumptuous motive. With sections alternating between the two, the piece reaches a climax on a minor-mode version of the main theme, before resuming the active rhythm to drive to the end.

This work was written for Ars Nova Dallas.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

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