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Blaze (Daughtrey)

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Nathan Daughtrey

Nathan Daughtrey


General Info

Year: 2021
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts – Available spring 2022


Instrumentation

Full Score
Percussion I-VII, including:

  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • China Cymbals
  • Concert Toms (4)
  • Hi-Hat
  • Kick Bass
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Temple Blocks
  • Timpani
  • Tom-tom (medium)
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Blaze is a balanced percussion septet pitting the keyboards versus the battery instruments. It draws inspiration from the following Ralph Waldo Emerson quote, as in “trail-blaze” or a blaze on a trail: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

The piece was commissioned by the departing Sydney Grammar School (Australia) 2021 Percussion Ensemble students Remy Alonso, Lars Hofflin, Luke Levison, Edward Meade, Daniel Sirmai, and Elliot Soh, on behalf of, and dedicated to, their conductor and teacher, Mr. Iain Scotland.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Washington University of Saint Louis Wind Ensemble (Chris Becker, conductor) - 18 November 2021


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