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Saga Candida

Level:

4.5

Duration:

15:23

Instrumentation:

wind band

concert work, contest piece

Type

Saga Candida means ‘witch who doesn’t deserve to be punished’. It is the first concert suite based upon 7 songs from the open-air musical Zaad van Satan, which was shown for the first time in August 2002, in Kruibeke, Belgium. This gigantic spectacle which topics witchcraft at the beginning of the 17th century, attracted more than 10,000 spectators in just a few weeks. Throughout 7 contrasting movements (emotions) the persecution of a witch is being depicted.