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Elegy for the Year 2020

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Jacob Ali


General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Jacob Ali
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00  |   Score Only (print) - $20.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II (divisi)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
F Horn
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The work was written in response primarily to the death of George Floyd. It is dedicated to those affected by racial, gender/sexuality, and social bias, and the coronavirus pandemic.

- Program Note by composer


George Perry Floyd Jr. (14 October 1973 – 25 May 2020) was an African-American man killed during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After his death, prolonged protests against police violence toward Black people quickly spread across the United States and internationally.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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