Jan van der Roost (b.1956)

Spartacus

Sample score

Concert and Contest Collection CBHA

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.678857
Author/ComposerJan van der Roost
Leveldifficult
Dimensions23 × 30.5 cm
Duration13 minutes
Release year1989
Publisher/ProducerDe Haske
Producer No.DHP 0890131-010
ISMN9790035044902
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Description

When Jan Van der Roost composed "Spartacus", he had no explicit intention of writing programmatic music, which is why no particular story is pursued or expressed in the composition. But the listener will recognize the impressive atmosphere of the great monumental films like Ben Hur, Quo Vadis and Spartacus. From a musical-technical point of view, Spartacus has a rather complicated score, which places high demands on all performers, both in terms of virtuosity and rhythm. Between two dynamic and impressive corner sections, the middle section creates a calm atmosphere.