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Near & Distant

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Lauri Porra

Lauri Porra (orch. Vili Robert Ollila & Lauri Porra)

General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 9:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FinnBand Sheet Music
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - €60.00


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

  • Bass Drum
  • Drum Set
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Nutshell Shakers
  • Rainstick
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Near & Distant uses elements from pop and rock music as well as of film, aleatoric and improvised music, with some opening for optional improvisation. The work was commissioned by the Finnish Wind Band Association and is dedicated to Pekka Porra on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

- Program Note by WASBE

This work was a Finnish National Wind Band Competition A-Class compulsory piece in 2017.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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