Tsaritsino

Concert Band

Tsaritsino

A Russian Scene

Composer:
Genre:
Concert Piece
Grade Level:
Unter-/Mittelstufe
Performance time:
00:02:20
Publisher:
Rundel
Size:
DIN A4
Info:
Full Score + Parts
Order Number:
MVSR3448
Release Date:
2018

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In the southeast of Moscow is the Tsaritsyno Palace. In the 18th century, Catherine the Great wanted to build a magnificent country estate outside the gates of Moscow. The result after ten years of construction did not appeal to the Russian Empress, so she tore everything down. The subsequent construction of the new designs was never completed. Since the 1980s, there is a museum in parts of the building. Together with the large surrounding park, the ruins, which are a mixture of different styles such as Gothic, the old Russian style and Arabic elements, are a popular destination today.

The scenic work "Tsaritsino" by the Belgian composer Johan Nijs opens with a magnificent grandioso introduction and broad, solemn sounds, followed by a fast-paced, lively section with short eighth notes and powerful accents. The middle part "Lamentoso" is a lamentation full of melancholy, in which the Russian sound character is particularly beautiful. The finale of "Tsaritsino" begins at first quietly and increases more and more until a hilarious end.

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