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Symphony (2014-2019)

Uģis Prauliņš
Symphony In Rock 
for chamber orchestra and fusion trio

for Sinfonietta Rīga
& Normunds Šnē, conductor

WP: 2020-10-24 @CesuKoncertzale


1 Piccolo, 1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 English Horn, 1 Clarinet, 1 Bass Clarinet, 1 Bassoon, 1 Contra Bassoon
2 Horns, 2 Trumpets
1 - 2 Orchestral Percussion 

 (glockenspiel, vibraphone, marimba, timpani, triangle, tubular bells, tam-tam cymbals snare drum, bass drum, toms etc.)
Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums
5 Violins I, 5 Violins II, 4 Violas, 4 Violoncelli, 2 Contrabassi


 Pirmkārt, Inga Prauliņa - paldies par pacietību, atbalstu un viedumu.

Thank you for the inspiration - 
John Luther Adams, John McLaughlin & Mahavishnu Orchestra, EL&P (I + Tarkus), Manfred Mann Chapter Three, Giya Kancheli, Deep Purple (In Rock & Machine Head), Hiromi, Gentle Giant, John Coltrane, Aaron Parks, Witold Lutosławski, Led Zeppelin, King Crimson, Alan Hovhaness, Pēteris Vasks, Pink Floyd & Shine On You... Rick Wright, Vince Mendoza, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sting, Jethro Tull, Rush, Nino Rota, Black Sabbath, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Jon Lord, Sweet Fanny Adams, Julia Wolfe, Mike Leander, Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica, Focus, Frank Zappa, Gayle Moran, Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Beck, Jeff Berlin, UK, Vinnie Colaiuta, Yes, Toto, Billy Cobham ... and many more

Atbalsta / Supported by:


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WP 2020-10-24 @Cesis. Sinfonietta Rīga & Fusion trio. Normunds Šnē, conductor. 
The biggest event of the evening will be Uģis Prauliņš’s new work “Elements”, whose genre designation is “Eclectic (con)Fusion Symphony in Rock”. Born and raised behind the Iron Curtain, Prauliņš, like Emerson, is a connector of the classical and non-academic world of sounds – with a rock musician’s nerve, but with a huge interest in folk music. “This work is a compilation of my previous experience. Here are respectful and experimental testimonials to the manuscripts and atmospheres of your past ideals and inspirations in music. It is strange, even shocking, to see your name on the poster next to the great inspirer Keith Emerson. Positively ironically – already in the first part of the symphony there is a fairly direct allusion to the outstanding “ELP” concept composition “Tarkus”, the main theme of which has often inspired me to create compositions. This new work is experimental, and I am interested in how the chosen motif and texture solution will sound together. Thank you to everyone who took this risk – to go on such a trip, and to the listeners who will patiently dedicate their evening to the premiere in Cēsis, ” Uģis Prauliņš comments on his new work.

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2022-01-21 Rīga, Hanzas perons