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Ciacona in E minor

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Zdenĕk Jonák

Zdenĕk Jonák


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Subtitle: Ein Altböhmischer Choral (On an Old Bohemian Chorale)

N.B. This work may appear under its title in Czech, Ciacona na starocesky choral in e klein


General Info

Year: 1993
Duration: c. 8:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Internationale Festliche Musiktage Uster (IFMU)
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

This work, subtitled Ein Altböhmischer Choral (An Old Bohemian Chorale), uses the ancient Hussite war hymn Ye Warriors of God as the chaconne melody. This is the same theme used by Karel Husa in his Music for Prague 1968, and by Smetana in his opus magnum Ma Vlast. The chaconne theme is stated at the outset of the piece in the trombones and remains evident almost continuously throughout the work.

The piece was composed for the Internationale Festliche Musiktage Uster (Switzerland) and premiered by the Wind Orchestra of the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester, England) in 1993.

- Program Note from Sinfonisches Blasorchester Bern concert program, 22 July 2022


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