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Jarre Maurice Le Premier Jour Du Printemps Perc3

Maurice Jarre
Le Premier Jour du Printemps

for 5 percussions

  • Level: intermediate
  • Duration: 8'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 2001

Reference: PERC3
Score and parts


  • Instrumentation:

    Strumenti: 7 Timpani - 2 Marimba - 2 Vibraphone - Glockenspiel - Xylophone - Cassa chiara - 5 Tom-toms - Gran cassa con pedale - Baccheti di metal sospesi - 2 Bongo - Conga - 2 Piatti - Piatto sospeso - Gong profundo - Raganella - Lastra dal tuono - Crotali - 3 Blocco di legno - Scampanella da gregge

  • Published: 2006
  • Publisher: Editions Bim


Maurice Jarre

Maurice Jarre (1924-2009)

Maurice Jarre was born in Lyon, France, on 23 September 1924 and died in 2009 in California. He studied percussion and music theory at the Paris Conservatory. From 1946 to 1950, with Pierre Boulez,... Read more

About Le Premier Jour du Printemps

Spring’s arrival is always a bit magic

The slumbering earth gently awakens, trees sprout buds, flowers surge forth, bird songs become more melodious, poplar leaves at the wind’s command shiver once again like butterflies, herds and flocks climb back to their lofty pastures and everything seems slowly to revive, throbbing to an ostinato rhythm that invites all of nature to join in an ever more frenetic round-dance. It’s precisely these impressions that are the inspiration behind this piece, which I wrote specially for the «Percussionisti della Scala» of Milan. Maurice Jarre