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Champ-de-Mars, Par Jour de Lumiere

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Eric Champagne

Eric Champagne


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Subtitle: Á la mémoire de Marcelle Ferron (1924-2001)


General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: 20:00
Difficulty: V 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Éditions GAM
Cost: Score and Parts – C$275.00


Instrumentation

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
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The symphonic band work Champ-de-Mars, Par Jour de Lumiere ("Champ-de-Mars, By Day of Light") was inspired by a large, abstract stained-glass design that was integrated into the station above Montreal's Champ-de-Mars metro stop in the 1960s. The composition won the Michael Hennigan Memorial Composition Prize at Oklahoma State University.

Written in 12 continually connecting tableaux, Champagne’s colorfully orchestrated composition captures the impressions of light refracted by Marcelle Ferron’s fresco.

- Program Note by Jeff Girard, Midwest Sheet Music


Commercial Discography

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Audio Links


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Amador Valley High School (Pleasanton, Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Jonathan Grantham, conductor) – 18 July 2015 - WASBE Conference, San Jose, Calif.


Works for Winds by this Composer


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