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Swaying in the West Wind

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Satoshi Yagisawa

Satoshi Yagisawa


Subtitle: The resounding passionate heartbeat


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 8:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: de haske
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €170.00   |   Score Only (print) - €33.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Tom
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

I am always impressed by the expansive earth and sparkling ocean scenery when I come to Kyushu. I have met many local people here and they are all expressive and energetic. I wrote this dramatic piece to convey to the whole of Japan the memory of my experience here, swaying in the west wind. I wrote this hoping that the Self Defense Force will forge close ties with the community through this piece.

- Program note by composer


The world premiere took place in February 2010, performed by the Michiru Takahashi and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force Western Army Band, together with players from other Ground Self Defense Force Army bands in the territory of Kyushu.


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Santa Barbara City College Concert Band (Eric C. Heidner, conductor) - 2 December 2012


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


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