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Roland Szentpali (*1977)
Roland Szentpali was born in 1977 in Nyíregyháza, Hungary. He began his musical studies in his hometown; in 1991 he was admitted to the Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest, as the tuba student of József Bazsinka and later of Gábor Adamik. At the age of 16 he won the national “Brasses and Percussion” competition, then wrote and performed his first concerto for tuba and symphony orchestra,...
"The lyrics is the original latin Magnificat text. There are beautiful Magnificats, written by Vivaldi, Bach and many more. I just wanted to write something in the "language" of today's common people, mixing the traditional symphony orchestra and choir with jazz trio, and giving space for a modern raper narrator.
I had a lot of fun to compose it, and the performances showed that audience enjoys it very much too."
Roland Szentpali, May 2012, Budapest
- soprano and tenor solo, SATB - 2.2(E.H.).3(bcl.).2. - 220.127.116.11. - timpani - strings - saxophone (alto + soprano), E-guitar, piano, marimba & drums (ad lib. improvised)
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