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Symphony II (Jager)

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Robert Jager

Robert Jager


Subtitle: The Seal of the Three Laws


General Info

Year: 1976 / 1978
Duration: c. 17:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kjos Music Company
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $125.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Movements

1. Shogyo-Mujo (All Things Are Impermanent)
2. Shoho-Muga (Nothing Has an Ego)
3. Nehan-Jakujo (Nirvana is Quiescence)


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone B-flat Cornet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Piano
Celesta
Harp
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tam
  • Tambourine
  • Timbales (4)
  • Triangle (small)
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Subtitled The Seal of the Three Laws, Ostwald Award winning composer Robert Jager wrote this symphony for the Tokyo Wind Orchestra. The work is programmatic in nature and is musically demanding.

Commissioned by Rissho Kosei-kai for the Tokyo Wind Orchestra on the occasion of the seventieth birthday celebration of Nikkyo Niwano, the ensemble’s founder.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Arkansas: V
  • Virginia: VI


Performances

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