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Robert Tindle

Robert Tindle (transcribed by composer)

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General Info

Year: 2010 / 2018
Duration: c. 19:25
Difficulty: VII (solo); V+ (ensemble) (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Trombone and orchestra
Publisher: Robert Tindle
Cost: Score and Parts - $250.00


1. There's a Beacon Fair - 8:57
2. There Falls a Flood of Fire - 9:23


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet I-II
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium I-II
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A new transcription of the original orchestral score commissioned by Will Baker and the UCLA Wind Ensemble, this two-movement concerto for bass trombone is a phenomenal showcase of both soloist and ensemble. The first movement, There's a Beacon Fair, is calm and bright, with brief moments of tension, and begins and ends with a series of quiet chords that lull the listener into a place of peace and nostalgia. The second movement, There Falls a Flood of Fire, shatters this dream world, and races off on a whirlwind journey through a place of turmoil and fear, with only brief moments of respite.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

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