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Menin Gate Memorial Suite
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Composers: Klaas Coulembier
Product Code: YDME2014001
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KLAAS COULEMBIER | GR4 | HA | 

This work was commissioned by the Municipal Academy for Music and Word Ypres on the occasion of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Menin Gate in Ypres. The work is dedicated to Mr. Dirk Viaene, director at rest of the SAMW Ypres.

The work consists of four parts for wind band and optional choir and soprano. The parts of the work:

  • Overture Ypres
  • medieval town
  • After the war - mourning Ypres
  • city of hope and peace

Part 3 of the work contains a reference to the aria "Whom I am laid in earth" from the opera Dido and Aeneas van Henry Purcell (1659-1695). 

Listening example:

Creation by Royal Harmony Ypriana. Extracts from reopening concert In Flanders Fields museum Ypres (2012) and "WO1 commemoration concert" in Lochristi (2014)
Vocals: Hilde Coppé

Specifications of the work:

Orchestration: concert band
Genre: concert work
Difficulty: grade 4
Running time: 00:25:30
Publication: 2015

* Does your orchestra have Horns in Eb or Trumpets in C? Additional parts can be requested for free by sending an e-mail to score@ypress.eu. Make sure to mention the unique catalogue number YDME2014001 and your order number.

Cover image:

Menin Gate at Midnight, Will Longstaff

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