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Ryukuan Fantasy for Band

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Yasuhide Ito

Yasuhide Ito


General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Two pianos
Publisher: Bravo Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

Full Score
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Originally sung in a slow cantabile style, this exciting musical arrangement, based on the Okinawan Folksong Asadoya Yunta, has an energetic rhythmic drive and momentum. The original version is for two pianos with eight hands and was commissioned by the Yo-gen-kai Association in March, 1997. It was premiered by the Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts professor Setsuko Iwasaki and her students.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Hartwick College (Oneonta, N.Y.) Wind Ensemble (Andrew Pease, conductor) – 21 October 2017
  • Masato Kumoi Saxophone Quartet – 6 January 2017 (George Mason University)
  • Tsukuba Saxophone Quartet – 23 December 2011


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

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