Fantasia on Spring, River, Flower, Moon Night

Fantasia on Spring, River, Flower, Moon Night

ERI #1010
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Composer

Eric Richards

Category

Big Band

Level

Medium-Advanced

Style

Straight 8ths

Ranges

Trumpet: D6, Trombone: G4

Duration

9:09

Description

Commissioned by Gene Aitken for the 2010 Shanghai Conservatory of Music Jazz Orchestra, this concert piece is based on a well-known Chinese folk song. Originally designed to feature traditional Chinese instruments with jazz orchestra, this version of the piece features solo piano. It begins with a colorful “orchestral” setting of the folk song theme and transitions into a contemporary setting for jazz orchestra with an open blowing section based on a minor blues. Trumpet I to written D6. No woodwind doubles.

Instrumentation

Standard Big Band (5/4/4/4)

Additional Info

Optional Classical Chinese Instrument parts