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Tsutomu Tajima

Tsutomu Tajima (arranged by composer)


General Info

Year: 1989 /
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Bravo Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $80.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute
  • E-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Soprano Saxophone
  • B-flat Cornet

Part 2

  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • Horn in F

Part 4

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Horn in F
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium

Part 5

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Tuba
  • String Bass

Timpani (optional)
Percussion (optional)

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The song is roughly composed of three parts. The first part is the first half of singing the noshi brightly, the developed noshi [a kind of ceremonial origami fold] is played strongly, and after building the apex at the 45th measure, the second half is followed by a gentle passage of six measures, roughly two parts. The second part is an instrumental rendition of the singing first part. It has a rhythmic effect, and the tonality is reduced. Enjoy the contrast with the first part. Part 3 is a reproduction of part 1.

The wind song was selected in the open call for proposals for the first year of Heisei. I remember that the conductor, Mr. Frederick Fennell, and the people of Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra gave me a lot of instruction, which led to the recording and publication. It is my greatest pleasure to be able to transform into a quintet after 30 years and to premiere in the unit "Tokyo ELEMENTS" by members of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra. I would like to take this moment to say thank you.

- Program Note by composer (roughly translated through Google Translate)


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State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Wish (Flex instrumentation) (1989/)


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