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Symphony Nr. 1 for Wind Band (Nordhagen)

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Stig Nordhagen

Stig Nordhagen


Subtitle: Solitude Standing


General Info

Year: 2008 / 2017
Duration: c. 22:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Norsk Noteservice as
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €244.64; (digital) - €244.64


Movements

1. Slow - Fast - Slow
2. Recitative: Slow - Fast


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II (both div. a2)
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Timpani
Piano/Celesta
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cabasa
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-tam
  • Temple Blocks
  • Tom-toms
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The two movements in this symphony have quite similar structure and length, and this is no coincidence. As a composer, I try to create two musical stories that comes from the same starting point and thought, but they sound and feel different. Music often describes something you can't say in words. This composer stands in the middle of the symphony, here personalized as trombone solo (or euphonium) and tries Solitude Standing to make a bridge between the two parts.

- Program Note by composer


Commissioned by the Musikkforeningen Nidarholm with support from Norsk Kulturråd.

- Program Note from score


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Musikkforeningen Nidarholm (Trondheim, Norway) (Espen Andersen, conductor) – 28 March 2009 *Premiere Performance*


Works for Winds by This Composer


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