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Mr Gong : for big band

by John Bostock (2012)

Mr Gong

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Mr Gong : for big band / John Bostock.

Library shelf no. 784.48/BOS 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Israeli composers with one foot firmly planted in Israeli concert music and the other in the world of jazz, were commissioned to compose works for 'big band' - Jazz's unique orchestral ensemble.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: 2 alto saxophones, 2 tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone, 4 trumpets in Bb, 3 tenor trombones, bass trombone, electric guitar, piano, contrabass/electric bass, drum set.

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — requires soloists able to improvise over conventional chordal harmonies.

Commission note: Commissioned by Boaz Ben-Moshe.. Commissioned for the 15th Israeli Music Celebration, 2012.

First performance: by Hod HaSharon Jazz Orchestra, Gury Agmon — 20 Sep 12. "Israeli Swing - World Premieres", Rappaport Auditorium, Haifa

Subjects

  • In the form/style of: Jazz

Performances of this work

20 Sep 12: "Israeli Swing - World Premieres", Rappaport Auditorium, Haifa. Featuring Hod HaSharon Jazz Orchestra, Gury Agmon.

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