Blue Overture

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Full details

This work is born as a part of a series of overtures for bands of different levels, each representing a different color. This is a version with extended instrumentation. The work was chosen compulsory work in the second category of the II Contest of Youth Bands "Memorial Francisco Fort" in Moncada.

The piece tries to reflect the joy that this color gives, the blue color, despite being a "cold" color.

It starts with a lot of energy and rhythm and then music becomes melancholy. For making a simile, when the sky is blue and dark in the clouds. After this melancholy and sadness that the clouds give, the sky opens again letting the sunlight pass so that the blue color shines again and impregnates us with its joy.

Finalist work of the II Young Music Competition.

Score ID
Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
4 minutes
School band
Modern classical music
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