Despertaferro, for Concert Band (2004, arr. 2010)

Instrumentation | Concert Band

Piccolos, Flutes 1., Flutes 2., Oboes 1., Oboes 2., English Horns, Clarinets in Eb, Clarinets in Bb 1., Clarinets in Bb 2., Clarinets in Bb 3., Bass Clarinets in Bb, Soprano Saxophones, Alto Saxophones 1., Alto Saxophones 2., Tenor Saxophones, Baritone Saxophones, Trumpets in Bb 1., Trumpets in Bb 2., Trumpets in Bb 3., Horns in F 1., Horns in F 2., Horns in F 3., Horns in F 4., Trombones 1., Trombones 2., Trombones 3., Euphoniums, Tubas, Contrabasses, Timpani, Percussion 1., Percussion 2., Percussion 3., Percussion 4.

Duration | 9 minutes.

Première | Bilbao | 14th of September 2018 | Banda Municipal de Bilbao, José Rafael Pascual-Vilaplana (conductor).

Comments | Medieval fantasy inspired by the adventures of the Almogavers in Turkish lands. The title of this work is the war cry of the Almogavers (Catalan medieval warriors). It is divided into five sections: 1. Introduction (Fanfarre), 2. Farewall and departure of the Almogaver warriors, 3. Advance of the Turkish and Almogaver armies, 4. The battle and 5. Desolation and devastation at the battlefield. Arrangement ofn the three coblas version. It aslo exists a version for orchestra.

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Scores | Influx Sheet Music (PDF Edition).

Audio On-Line |

Video On-Line

| Recording of the premiere with score.

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