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Meier Jost Eclipse Finale Tu16E

Jost Meier
Eclipse finale?

for tuba and chamber orchestra

  • Level: advanced
  • Duration: 8'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2004

Reference: TU16e
Orchestra score


  • Instrumentation: - - perc(2) - strings

  • Published: 2013
  • Publisher: Editions Bim

Audio samples

Eclipse Finale


Jost Meier

Jost Meier (1939-2022)

Jost Meier was born on March 15, 1939 in Solothurn (Switzerland). After matriculating, he began studying mathematics and physics. He studied the cello and begann composing in adolescence. After stu... Read more

About Eclipse finale?

The tuba, as in an opera, plays a dramatic role

The music of “Eclipse Finale?” is a fantasy on the well-known German folk song “Der Mond ist aufgegangen” (The moon has risen). “Eclipse finale?” is a piece which presents the age-old fear that the moon will not rise again. The tuba, as in an opera, plays a dramatic role representing humanity, which is questioning the frightening destruction of the nature and the environment.