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Colomer Juan La Devota Lasciva Ens154

Juan J. Colomer

La Devota Lasciva

for brass quintet and orchestra

Level: advanced
Duration: 25'
Spanish Brass Repertoire


I. Deambular  I. Deambular

II. Descubrir  II. Descubrir

III. Destapar  III. Destapar

ENS154b - Orchestra score
ENS154c - Orchestra parts
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ENS154d - Study score (incl. solo)

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A classical concerto structure

La Devota Lasciva (The Lascivious Devout) is a piece in three movements which correspond more or less with those of a classical concerto structure, including a cadenza at the end of the first movement and a slow middle movement. The last movement starts as a traditional Minuet. Some elements and techniques from the 17 and 18 centuries are extrapolated and transformed through the utilization of altered harmonies and rhythmic mutations in an attempt to create a language that, in my opinion, serves the idiomatic characteristics of the brass quintet well.

Instrumentation, timpani, strings
I. Deambular (9’)
II. Descubrir (9’)
III. Destapar (7’)
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Juan J. Colomer

Juan J. Colomer (*1966)

Born in 1966 in Alzira, in the province of Valencia, Spain, Juan J. Colomer began playing at the age of eight with the local Society of Music (Banda), and completed his trumpet studies at the Valencia Conservatory as the student of Leopoldo Vidal while obtaining his diploma in composition as the student of Amando Blanquer. In 1990 he left for... Read more