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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


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
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal


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


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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