2 Marches, Op.91 (Sibelius, Jean)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
Jäger March (No.1)
For Orchestra (Composer)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1918. Plate Part.B. 2494.
Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1994). Catalog A 5455.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, side drum, cymbals, bass drum, strings
Scout March (No.2)
For Mixed Chorus and Orchestra
Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, Ed.2198a, 1922. Plate 17858.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets,
3 trombones, tuba, timpani, strings
For Mixed Chorus and Piano
Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1922. Plate 17760.
For Voice and Piano
|Work Title||Two Marches|
|Alternative Title||Jääkärien marssi|
|Year/Date of Composition||1917-18|
|First Performance||1918-01-19 in Helsinki (No.1)
|First Publication||1918 (No.1)|
|Librettist||1. Heikki Nurmio|
2. Jalmari Finne (1874-1938)
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Male Chorus and Piano|
- Op. 91a Jääkärien marssi (The Jäger March) for male choir and piano;
words by Heikki Nurmio. Completed in 1917; first official performance in Helsinki on 19th January 1918 (Akademiska sångföreningen and a brass septet [!] under Olof Wallin). Arrangement for orchestra and male voices ad lib. 1918; first performance in Helsinki on 21st April 1919 (Helsinki City Orchestra under Robert Kajanus).
- Op. 91b Partiolaisten marssi for piano with text;
words by Jalmari Finne. Completed in 1918. Arrangement for mixed-voice choir and orchestra in 1918, arrangement for mixed-voice choir and piano 1921, arrangement for two female voices and piano (The World Song of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) 1951-52.