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Forsela was commissioned by the Royal Fanfare band ‘Vermaak na Arbeid’ from Rijkevorsel. The title of this work refers to the name givin in 1194 to (Rijke)Vorsel, which means 'forest of prickly gorse'. The first part of the concert march is based on an old folk song from Rijkevorsel , " the Kadril of Achtel . The second part of the work is the musical expression of the addition of 'Rijk', which means rich to 'Vorsel'.
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