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Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2

English Horn

Bassoon 1

Bassoon 2

Clarinet Eb

Clarinet Bb 1

Clarinet Bb 2

Clarinet Bb 3

Alto Sax 1

Alto Sax 2

Tenor Sax 1 & 2

Baritone Sax

French Horn in F 1

rench Horn in F 2

French Horn in F 3

French Horn in F 4

French Horn in Eb 1 & 3

French Horn in Eb 2 & 4

Trumpet Bb 1

Trumpet Bb 2
Trumpet Bb 3
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Trombone 3
Trombone in Bb 1 (T.C)

Trombone in Bb 2 (T.C)

Trombone in Bb 3 (T.C)

Euphonium C 1 & 2 (B.C)

Euphonium Bb 1 & 2 (T.C)

Tuba C (B.C)

Tuba Bb (T.C)

Tuba Eb (T.C)


Double Bass


Perc 1
Perc 2

Perc 3
Mall 1
Mall 2
Piano (Synth)


Program Notes


Technically, the work has been composed based on a main theme, dodecaphonic, which will be altered and modified in various styles, to describe the different stages and artistic influences of Matisse.

Las Tijeras de Mattisse (Matisse’s scissors) by Enrique Martinez (Spain)

  • Composer

    Born in Càrcer (Valencia) SPAIN in 1977. Graduated in Composition and Percussion In Valencia Conservatory and Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA).  He has won over 20 Awards of Symphonic Composition around the world, highlighting "HellenikonIdyllion" (Olympic Games in Athens 2004), the Prize "Villa de Madrid"(2005), European Young Composers (Belgium 2006), Daniel Composers Competition (Israel 2008), Global Music Awards (2017), Wind Band Composition Competition of Singapore (2018) and Vienna Pure Music Competition(2021), and National Gugak Center (Seoul, Korea).  Currently is Professor of Composition at Berklee College of Music (Valencia Campus) and Valencia Professional Conservatory of Music. From 2022 is member of the Board of World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE).


    Learn more about Enrique Hernandis Martinez.

  • Grade

    3 - 4

  • Duration


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