Spotlight of the Week: 1974 Santa Clara Vanguard
Santa Clara Vanguard included five movements of the 15-section work, performed in one continuous movement. Britten titled the opening movement “Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente.” (This is loosely translated as lively, majestic, slow and broadly.) In the original, the theme starts out with all instrumental voices together, and then it features the woodwinds, the brass, the strings and finally the percussion.
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