Three Spanish Songs (for Soprano and Wind Ensemble)

Three Spanish Songs (for Soprano and Wind Ensemble)

By Matthew Tommasini Concert Band Piano/Vocal Rehearsal Score Grade: 5 (Medium Advanced) Item: 00-29638PV
Add to Cart Add to List

Product Details


This cycle is a setting of three contrasting poems by Latin-American poets Leopoldo Lugones, Rube én Dari ío and Jose é Marti í. "Olas Grises" uses evocative rain and sea imagery to meditate on the nature of life and death. Set as a lyrical, quasi-strophic song, these images are portrayed through the opening percussion raindrop motive and the moaning vocal line used throughout the movement. "Nocturno" is a frantic soliloquy set as an extended opera scene. The opening recitative is followed by a surreal aria. This is followed by a re-statement of both sections. "Suen ño Despierto" is a short poem about the contrasting images of a waking dream. Based on a fragment of the lullaby "Nanita Nana," heard in its entirety at the opening, the song is a set of three variations, followed by a coda, which portray these various images. Three Spanish Songs was commissioned by Michael Haithcock and the University of Michigan Symphony Band. This is the recital/rehearsal version of this piece. The vocal solo with wind ensemble accompaniment is also available (00-29639/$150)

Sample Pages

Additional Information

Series: Donald Hunsberger Wind Library
Composed by: Matthew Tommasini
Ensemble: Concert Band
Voicing: Vocal Solo
Format: Piano/Vocal Rehearsal Score
Page Count: 12
Item Number: 00-29638PV
ISBN 10: 0-7390-5098-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-5098-9
UPC: 038081322889

Join Our Community

Join a community of music enthusiasts with a passion for music education.


Stay Updated

Want to get the latest updates and special offers from Alfred Music?

Join Our Email List


We use cookies to analyze site usage, enhance site usability, and assist in our marketing efforts. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our Cookies Policy, Privacy Policy, and Terms & Conditions.

I Accept