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Symphonie Brillante

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Ida Gotkovsky

Ida Gotkovsky


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General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: c. 22:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Molenaar Edition
Cost: Score and Parts - €282.00   |   Score Only - €41.00


Movements

1. Arioso lento
2. Prestissimo con brio


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Flugelhorn I-II
Cornets I-II
Bb Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Gotkovsky received a commission and a Golden Rose Award from the U.S. Women Band Directors National Association for this exciting two-movement work. It was premiered by the Norwegian National Youth Band, conducted by Kjell Martinsen, at the WASBE Conference in Kerkrade, Netherlands, n July 20, 1989.

In the first movement, Arioso lento, unison clarinets present long, sustained phrases which are repeated later by other soloists. The contrasting Prestissimo con brio features repetitive woodwinds and percussion challenged by exploding brasses which lead to a brilliant symphony finale.

- Program Note from Program Notes for Band


Commercial Discography


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Illinois State University, Normal, Wind Symphony (Mrtin H. Seggelke, conductor) – 23 October 2015
  • San Francisco Wind Ensemble (Martin H. Seggelke, conductor) - 1 December 2012


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Gotkovsky, I. (1989). Brillante Symphonie: For Concert Band [score]. Molenaar: Wormerveer.
  • Smith, Norman E. (2002). Program Notes for Band. Chicago: GIA Publications, pp. 242