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Jota

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Carlos Surinach

Carlos Surinach


Subtitle: From the ballet Suite espagnole


General Info

Year: 1970 / 1976
Duration: c. 11:15
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: G. Schirmer, through Wise Music Classical
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $61.75   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Movements (played without pause)

1. Moderato
2. Allegro
3. Poco Meno Mosso
4. Allegro Molto
5. Moderato
6. Presto


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo I-II
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Castanets
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Military Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Jota is from my ballet Suite Espagnole, which was first produced on October 6, 1970, at the Gran Teatro del Liceo Opera House of Barcelona. The choreography was by Jose de Udaeta, with sets by Riera Rojas and Trabal Altes. The ballet was performed by The Harkness Ballet of New York and was commissioned by the Rebekah Harkness Foundation. I have written this present version to provide for the enjoyment of the concert band buffs.

- Program Note by composer


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond) Wind Symphony (Robert M. Schwartz, conductor) - 7 March 2022


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Surinach, C. (1978/1980). Jota: From the Ballet Suite espagnole : For Concert Band [score]. Associated Music Publishers: New York, N.Y.