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Antiphon (Bruckner)

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Anton Bruckner

Anton Bruckner (arr. Gordon)

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General Info

Year: 1976
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts - $44.00   |   Score Only - $2.00

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
String Bass


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A beautiful, rich-textured, harmonically subtle expressive work in slow tempo, superbly scored. The opening section is scored for brass alone, beginning with a soft chorale-like phrase. This leads to another chorale phrase, more dramatic in character, with abrupt change from soft to loud, gradually fading into a quiet cadence form which the woodwinds emerge. The rest f the work deals with these ideas, reaching an intense climax for full band with brass in chorale style and woodwinds playing embroidery. The mood subsides to one of hushed mystery, in transparent scoring.

-Program Note from Music for Concert Band

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Krienes, J.; Hansbrough, R. (2014). Music for Concert Band: A Selective Annotated Guide to Band Literature. Meredith Music Publications: Delray Beach, Fla.; pp. 44.
  • Bruckner, A.; Gordon, P. (1976). Antiphon for Concert Band [score]. Theodore Presser: Bryn Mawr, Pa.