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Like a Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire

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Robert Jager

Robert Jager


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The original 1997 version of this work was entitled A Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire.


General Info

Year: 1998 / 2013
Duration: c. 14:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: E.B. Marks
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - Rental   |   Score Only (print) - Unknown


Movements

1. Dance at the "glory hole"
2. Of "seaforms," "Venetians," and "puti"
3. The Boathouse Gang


Instrumentation

(Needed - please join the WRP if you can help.)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A tribute to the renowned, Seattle-based glass artist, Dale Chihuly, Like a Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire was commissioned by the Tacoma (Wash.) Concert Band under director Robert Musser.

The outer movement titles refer to Chihuly’s process and studio (known as “The Boathouse”), while the middle movement explores three designs that Chihuly has created. “Putti” is Italian for “angels,” and refers to the cherub figures that adorn some of the artist’s brilliant works.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Jager, R. [2013]. Like a Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire: For Concert Band [score]. E.B. Marks: [New York, N.Y.].
  • Robert Jager website Accessed 14 August 2021