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Little Match Girl – ballet

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Title by uploader: Little Match Girl – ballet


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ZIP, 6.49 Mb ID: SM-000248237 Upload date: 15 May 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Flute piccolo, Clarinet, Oboe, Cor anglais, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Timpani, Contrabassoon, Bass Clarinet, Percussion
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Full score
Movement(s)
1 to 4 from 4
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Advanced
Duration
60'0
I have kept to the original story until movement four.
The first movement informs us about the little girl alone on a new years eve, cold and hungry, walking on the streets in the snow selling matches. Looking through the windows of the houses, she sees the people enjoying themselves.

The second movement starts with a snow flake dance and new years celebrations. In all the windows lights were shining, and there was a glorious smell of food. The little girl cowers between the houses, cold and freezing. The winds whistle, and it is freezing cold.

The third movement deals with the five visions. Between each vision the little girl lights a match which conjures up a new vision. The stove dances, the fire dances as well as the roast goose creating a grotesque situation. The little girl looks on as the goose, striped of all its feathers dances with a knife and fork stuck into it.
By vision three she sees a beautiful Christmas tree with wonderful decorations. The stars in the night sky come down to her and dance around her, inviting her to join in. At last the grand mother appears smiling and inviting her.
After this fifth vision the little girl is frozen, but she is smiling. Here ends the original story

The fourth movement is added on, and my ending is a happier and far more positive one.
The mother appears on the scene searching for her child. She is in despair as she discovers her child frozen. People passing discover the mother with her child, but they are unable to help. It is too late. They gather around the mother and try to comfort her.
The frantic pleas and prayers from the mother are heard and answered as the grand mother appears as a ghost. She brings the child back to life. People come out of their houses and see in amazement the wonderful things happening. The little girl awakens, and finds herself in the arms of her mother. Mother and child reunited dance together. The grandmother appears again one last time in the distance. People come out of their houses bringing food and presents, sharing everything with everyone.
The little girl is the centre to all that is happening. There is plenty of presents and food, especially for the little girl.
I have given this tragic tale a joyful and happy end. It need not end as in the original story.
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Movements 1-2 – score

Title by uploader: Little Match girl. 1st and 2nd movement – score


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PDF, 1.18 Mb ID: SM-000249460 Upload date: 10 Jun 2016
Instrumentation
Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Cor anglais, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Timpani, Contrabassoon, Bass Clarinet
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Full score
Movement(s)
1 to 2 from 2
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
15'0
I have kept to the original story until movement four. The first movement informs us about the little girl alone on a new years eve, cold and hungry, walking on the streets in the snow selling matches. Looking through the windows of the houses, she sees the people enjoying themselves.
The second movement starts with a snow flake dance and new years celebrations. In all the windows lights were shining, and there was a glorious smell of food. The little girl cowers between the houses, cold and freezing. The winds whistle, and it is freezing cold.
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Movements 1-2 – parts

Title by uploader: Little Match Girl. 1st & 2nd movement – parts


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ZIP, 967.1 Kb ID: SM-000249461 Upload date: 10 Jun 2016
Instrumentation
Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Cor anglais, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Timpani, Contrabassoon
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Parts
Movement(s)
1 to 2 from 2
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Advanced
Duration
10'0
I have kept to the original story until movement four. The first movement informs us about the little girl alone on a new years eve, cold and hungry, walking on the streets in the snow selling matches. Looking through the windows of the houses, she sees the people enjoying themselves.
The second movement starts with a snow flake dance and new years celebrations. In all the windows lights were shining, and there was a glorious smell of food. The little girl cowers between the houses, cold and freezing. The winds whistle, and it is freezing cold.
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Movement 4. Dark to light – score, parts

Title by uploader: Dark to light. 4th movement from 'Little match girl' – parts


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ZIP, 1.84 Mb ID: SM-000248174 Upload date: 13 May 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Cor anglais, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Tubular Bells, Marimba, Timpani, Vibraphone, Bass Clarinet, Crotales, Percussion
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Parts
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
10'0
I have kept to the original story until movement four.
The first movement informs us about the little girl alone on a new years eve, cold and hungry, walking on the streets in the snow selling matches. Looking through the windows of the houses, she sees the people enjoying themselves.


The second movement starts with a snow flake dance and new years celebrations. In all the windows lights were shining, and there was a glorious smell of food. The little girl cowers between the houses, cold and freezing. The winds whistle, and it is freezing cold.


The third movement deals with the five visions. Between each vision the little girl lights a match which conjures up a new vision. The stove dances, the fire dances as well as the roast goose creating a grotesque situation. The little girl looks on as the goose, striped of all its feathers dances with a knife and fork stuck into it.
By vision three she sees a beautiful Christmas tree with wonderful decorations. The stars in the night sky come down to her and dance around her, inviting her to join in. At last the grand mother appears smiling and inviting her.
After this fifth vision the little girl is frozen, but she is smiling. Here ends the original story


The fourth movement is added on, and my ending is a happier and far more positive one.
The mother appears on the scene searching for her child. She is in despair as she discovers her child frozen. People passing discover the mother with her child, but they are unable to help. It is too late. They gather around the mother and try to comfort her.
The frantic pleas and prayers from the mother are heard and answered as the grand mother appears as a ghost. She brings the child back to life. People come out of their houses and see in amazement the wonderful things happening. The little girl awakens, and finds herself in the arms of her mother. Mother and child reunited dance together. The grandmother appears again one last time in the distance. People come out of their houses bringing food and presents, sharing everything with everyone.
The little girl is the centre to all that is happening. There is plenty of presents and food, especially for the little girl.
I have given this tragic tale a joyful and happy end. It need not end as in the original story.
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Movement 4 – all sections

Title by uploader: 4th Movement from 'Little Match girl' – score


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ZIP, 2.11 Mb ID: SM-000270613 Upload date: 04 Feb 2017
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Flute piccolo, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Timpani, Contrabassoon, Bass Clarinet, Percussion
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Full score
Movement(s)
1 to 4 from 4
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
15'0
Fourth Movement
Part one ‘The mother's search for her child’
Part two ‘The mother's plea’
Part Three The discovery
People come out of their houses and discover the mother with her child
Part Four ‘From Dark to Light’
Appearance of grandmother and happy end
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Final – parts

Title by uploader: From Dark to Light. Parts for final section from ballet 'Little match girl'


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ZIP, 1.84 Mb ID: SM-000249455 Upload date: 10 Jun 2016
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Flute piccolo, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Cor anglais, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Timpani, Contrabassoon, Bass Clarinet, Percussion
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Parts
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
10'0
"From Dark to Light"
Final section.
Happy conclusion.

This section is in two parts.
The Theme played by the Cor-anglais represents the grandmother. This theme is dominant throughout the first section.
This first section, resembles the despair of the mother, and the appearance of the grandmother who brings the child back to life.

The second section is more or less a repetition of the third vision; "The Christmas Tree and beautiful decorations." Here, I have taken away the irony. This time its all for real. Everyone is happy, there is enough for all, there is no greed, no need, no poverty!
Here I wanted to stress this happy end, and the lack of poverty, hunger and need, because everyone is prepared to share. This movement stresses that there is sufficient for all if the world were a more caring place. If all took care of each other, no one need suffer.

A CD recording for international release of this section has been made by Vienna Modern Masters in the Czech Republic, Olomouc June 2001. It was performed by the Moravian Philharmonic orchestra, conductor, Toshiyuki Shimada.
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Andante dolente, con espressione

Title by uploader: Andante dolente, con espressione (Taken from 'Little Match Girl')

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ZIP, 1.32 Mb ID: SM-000269491 Upload date: 29 Jan 2017
Instrumentation
Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Double bass
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
5'0
Andante dolente, con espressione
Sonja Grossner
(taken from 'Little Match Girl')
for; Flute Bb Clarinet F Horn Piano Violin Double Bass
Based on final section.
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The Mother's Plea. Version for cello solo and string orchestra

Title by uploader: The Mother's Plea. Taken from 'Little Match Girl'. Version for cello solo and string orchestra

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ZIP, 1.94 Mb ID: SM-000269490 Upload date: 29 Jan 2017
Instrumentation
Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass
Scored for
Solo, String orchestra
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
5'0
The Mother's Plea.
The original version is for orchestra and solo cello from my ballet; "The Little Match Girl" Here the mother finds her child frozen and prays for the life of her child. This version is for cello solo and string orchestra. 'The Mother's Plea', is taken from the fourth movement from my original composition, that I have added on to the original story line, giving the original story a happier and far more positive ending.
In my version, the mother appears on the scene searching for her child. She is in despair as she discovers her child frozen. People passing discover the mother with her child, but they are unable to help. It is too late. They gather around the mother and try to comfort her. The frantic pleas and prayers from the mother are heard and answered as the grand mother appears as a ghost. She brings the child back to life. People come out of their houses and see in amazement the wonderful things that are happening. The little girl awakens, and finds herself in the arms of her mother. Mother and child reunited dance together. The grandmother appears again one last time in the distance. People come out of their houses bringing food and presents, sharing everything with everyone. The little girl is the centre to all that is happening. There is plenty of presents and food,
especially for the little girl.
I have given this tragic tale a joyful and happy end. It need not end as in the original story.
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The Mother's Plea

Title by uploader: The mother's plea taken from 'The little Match Girl'

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ZIP, 314.2 Kb ID: SM-000269499 Upload date: 29 Jan 2017
Instrumentation
Cor anglais, Horn, Cello, Double bass
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
6'0
The mother`s plea for the life of her child. (From the Little Match Girl)
Version for cor-anglais, solo cello, 2 horns, & contra bass
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The Five Visions

Title by uploader: The Five Visions from 'Little Match girl' – score


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ZIP, 1.30 Mb ID: SM-000270614 Upload date: 04 Feb 2017
Instrumentation
Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Tubular Bells, Glockenspiel, Timpani, Contrabassoon, Bass Clarinet, Percussion
Scored for
Symphonic orchestra
Type of score
Full score
Movement(s)
1 to 1 from 1
Publisher
Sonja Grossner
Difficulty
Medium
Duration
20'0
The Little Match Girl

Third Movement; ‘The Five Visions’
Lighting the First Match
Vision One; ‘Stove and Fire Dance’
Lighting the Second Match
Vision Two; ‘Christmas Dinner and Roast Goose Dance’
Lighting the Third Match
Vision Three; ‘Christmas Tree and Beautiful Decorations’
Lighting the Fourth Match
Vision Four; ‘Star Dance; Stars in the Night Sky’
Vision Five; ‘The Grandmother’

Third Interlude
The little girl is frozen stiff and cold, but she is smiling
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