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Awakening Hour, The

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Joseph Schwantner

Joseph Schwantner


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Atherton Hill Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $250.00; (digital) - $200.00   |   Score Only (print) - $75.00; (digital) - $50.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II-III
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Contra-Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
C Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium I-II
Tuba I-II
String Bass I-II (amplified)
Piano (amplified)
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crotales
  • Glockenspiel
  • Tam-Tam, large
  • Timbales
  • Tom-Tom (4)
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The title for the work is drawn from Thoreau's Walden: “The morning, which is the most memorable season of the year, is the awakening hour.” As Thoreau remarks, “The morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me."

- Program Note by publisher


For Jeffrey Renshaw, with support from the University of Connecticut and the Jeffrey H. Renshaw Fund for New Music.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Depaul University (Chicago, Ill.) Wind Ensemble (Erica Neidlinger, conductor) – 21 February 2020 (CBDNA 2020 North Central Division Conference, Chicago, Ill.)
  • Eastman School of Music (Rochester, N.Y.) Wind Orchestra (Mark Scatterday, conductor) – 17 February 2020
  • Arkansas State University (Jonesboro) Wind Ensemble (Timothy Oliver, conductor) – 21 November 2019
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) Symphonic Winds (Kelvin Jones, conductor) – 15 October 2019
  • United States Coast Guard Band (New London, Conn.) (Richard Wyman, conductor) – 15 April 2018
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs) Wind Ensemble - 30 November 2017 *Premiere Performance*


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