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Johan de Meij

Johan de Meij


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General Info

Year: 2022
Duration: c. 8:35
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Amstel Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This original composition memorializes the past two years of loss/loss of life from Covid-19, loss of fellowship with friends and family, loss of arts events and to offer a sense of hope through music and art. This is the only known wind band composition to memorialize the pandemic in the United States.

- Program Note adapted from Rockville Concert Band


Awards

  • First International Composition Contest of Filharmonica Imolese, Imola, Italy, 2022, second prize and an honorable mention


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Pinnacle Winds (Lee's Summit, Mo.) (Johan de Meij, conductor) – 8 October 2023
  • Rockville (Md.) Concert Band (Juan Gallastegui, conductor) – 10 April 2022 *Premiere Performance*


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