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Meier Jost Eclipse Finale Tu16E

Jost Meier

Eclipse finale?

for tuba and chamber orchestra

Level: advanced
Duration: 8'
Swiss Composers Series


Eclipse Finale  Eclipse Finale

TU16e - Orchestra score
TU16f - Orchestra parts
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TU16g - Study score (incl. solo)

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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.

Instrumentation - - perc(2) - strings
Editions Bim
Jost Meier

Jost Meier (*1939)

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 studying at the conservatories of Biel and Bern (in Rolf Looser’s class) hewent to Holland to study with Frank Martin. Following a spell as cellist in... Read more