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Alexander Comitas

Alexander Comitas


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The title of this work translates from the Dutch as From a Fairy Tale. It bears the designation Opus 50b.


General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 14:10
Difficulty: III(see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: HAFABRA Music
Cost: Score and Parts - €167.00   |   Score Only - €34.00


Movements

1 Er was eens… (Once upon a time…) - 1:10
2. Zorgen (Sorrow) - 2:20
3. Gevecht (Fight) - 3:20
4. Happy End - 3:10
5. En ze leefden nog … (And they lived happily…) - 2:00


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

From a Fairy Tale, Op. 50b is comprised of five miniature movements that depict stereotypical aspects of fantastical narratives. The music is mostly light-hearted, intended to offer pleasure and enjoyment. The composer has provided a brief narrative to adequately prepare the listener for each movement, but in many ways, the music aptly “speaks” for itself in telling the story.

- Program Note from Calvin University Symphonic Band concert program, 12 March 2021


Commissioned by Stichting De Kunst. First performance: 6 January 2006. Alpspitzhalle, Nesselwang (Germany). ‘Schwäbisches Jugendblasorchester’ SJBO conducted by the composer.

- Program Note from publisher


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