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Three Chinese Miniatures

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Robert Jager

Robert Jager


General Info

Year: 1993
Duration: c. 6:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00


Movements

1. The wind - 2:15
2. Sen jin de ma = A maiden - 2:05
3. A love song of Kang Ting City - 2:05


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets/Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Rehearsal Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Three Chinese Miniatures is a three-movement masterwork by award-winning composer Robert Jager. Commissioned by the Republic of China Band Association for the Seventh Asian-Pacific Band Convention, this captivating piece employs Western-influenced settings of three Chinese folk songs. Its movements are entitled The Wind, Send Jin De Ma (A Maiden), and A Love Song of Kang Ting City.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class B
  • Georgia: III
  • Louisiana: II
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • Tennessee: IV
  • Texas: II. Complete
  • Virginia: IV
  • West Virginia: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Jager, R. (1995). Three Chinese Miniatures [score]. Neil A. Kjos Music Company: San Diego, Calif.
  • Miles, Richard B., and Larry Blocher. 2002. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 4. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 208-221.