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Jambo

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Paul Basler

Paul Basler


Subtitle: For Clarinet Choir


General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alry Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $22.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra-Alto Clarinet (optional)
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
String Bass (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Jambo is Swahili and translates as “hello.” The composition was created from extended sketches Basler wrote while living in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1993-94 as the senior Fulbright lecturer in Music at Kenyatta University.

Stylistic influences in the work come from his experiences with Kenyan choral traditions call and response and the joyful, optimistic and celebratory nature of Kenyans.

- Program Note from publisher


For Mitchell Estrin and the University of Florida Clarinet Ensemble.

- Program Note from score


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Basler, P. (2013). Jambo: For Clarinet Choir [score]. Alry Publications: [Seattle, Wash.].