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Atso Almila

Atso Almila

General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 10:45
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Music Finland

Cost: Score and Parts - €29.00   |   Score Only - €14.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Tam-Tam


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Aerials, by the Sibelius Academy’s Professor of Conducting Orchestral Training Atso Almila, was commissioned by Finnish clarinetist and conductor Tanja Räsänen for her diploma concert program when she graduated from the Sibelius Academy wind band conducting class in April 2014.

According to Atso Almila, Aerials could interpret any kinds of aerial signals or maybe even aerial acrobatics. He specifies: "For me aerials are partly the tram wires of the Helsinki of my childhood, and though I don’t want to over-specify its meaning, I do feel the movements and singing of birds in this piece too.”

- Program Note by the Sibelius Academy Wind Ensemble

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Works for Winds by this Composer


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