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ENS135 Score and parts
Thomas Stevens (1938-2018)
Thomas Stevens (born 1938, Atascadero, California) was appointed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1965 by then music director, Zubin Mehta, who named him principal trumpet in 1972, a position he held through 1999. He was concurrently involved as an educator in the U.S. and various international venues, including stints as a member of the regular faculties of the University of...
About Igor’s Dance
Igor’s Dance is a virtuosic, molto allegro parody of the Ballerina’s Dance from Igor Stravinsky’s Petrouchka, with the quintet parts including some isolated musical elements, such as single rhythmic figures or motives from some of Stravinsky’s early 20th century orchestral works. The main thematic material of “Igor’s Dance, and the only direct Stravinsky musical quote, is derived from the first measure of the solo cornet part in the original 1911 version of Petrouchka.
- 2 trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba
- Editions Bim