Jan Bach (b. 1937) Laudes

Movement I, Reveille

beg.-mm.  5
Slowly (quarter note=60)

reh. C-9 mm.  after reh. C
Fast (quarter note=132)

2 mm.  before reh. I-end
Fast (quarter note=132)

Movement II, Scherzo

beg.-mm.  9
As fast as possible

[The beginning dynamic level in this excerpt is pianissimo.]

Movement III, Cantilena

beg.-reh. A
Ponderously (quarter note=ca. 50)

3 mm.  after reh. D-reh. E
Ponderously (quarter note=ca. 50)

2 mm.  after reh. E-4 mm.  after reh. E
Ponderously (quarter note=ca. 50)

4 mm.  after reh. F-end
Ponderously (quarter note=ca. 50)

Movement IV, Volta

reh. C-3 mm.  after reh. D
Quickly (quarter note=138)

3 mm.  before reh. G-2 mm.  after reh. G
Quickly (quarter note=138)

4 mm.  before reh. M-reh. M
Freely, unsynchronized (begin quarter note=138)

All excerpts from Laudes by Jan Bach used by permission. Copyright © 1976 Mentor Music, Inc.

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