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Concerto 2010

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Anthony Plog

Anthony Plog


General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 15:25
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Editions Bim
Cost: Score and Parts - CHF95.00   |   Score Only - CHF55.00


Movements (played with pause between movements 1 and 2, and between movements 3 and 4)

1. Moderato - Allegro energico - Moderato - 4:45
2. Allegro Vivace - 2:02
3. Adagio - 4:55
4. Allegro - Allegro Vivace


Instrumentation

Full Score
Brass Quintet (Trumpet I-II, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba)
C Piccolo/Flute III
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Percussion, including:

  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Wood Block


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Concerto 2010 is a four-movement work for the combination of brass quintet and wind ensemble, and in certain passages the relationshíp between the two groups is the traditional one of soloist and accompaniment. But quite frequently this relationship becomes instead a partnership, with different voices of the brass quintet mixed with single voices of the wind ensemble, and the interplay of these two ideas provides much of the material for this work.

The first movement begins with the wind ensemble playing a theme that is calm and reflective, and this opening theme provides much of the melodic and harmonic basis for all that follows. After this short introduction an energetic allegro introduces the brass quintet, and in the middle of this allegro section a jazz element is introduced, which is based on the opening intervals of the work. A return to this opening slow theme brings the movement to a close and a short transition leads to the second movement, which features the two trumpets of the brass quintet in many double tonguing passages. The use of mutes provides extra color possibilities.

Part two of the Concerto 2010 begins with a somber fugue in the clarinets, and a secondary theme then becomes the main theme for the last movements, which again is lively and energetic. After a cadenza featuring the brass quintet Concerto 2010 is concluded with a final reference to the opening theme.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


References