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Death March

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Robert Carl

Robert Carl

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General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: American Composers Alliance
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Full Score
C Piccolo I-II-III
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Soprano SaxophoneI-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
C Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Brake Drum (2)
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

In the Spanish Civil War, the fascist Flanagist supporters of General Franco had the cry, "Long Live Death!". Now the U.S. has begun its own little experiment with this ethos. This piece is a brief parade of horrors, a portrait of the forces that have been unleashed from the national id. As a result, I have tried to write the most ugly, abrasive, and inane music I could.

While I have attempted to be realistic, inevitably I will fail, because the music can't begin to accurately portray the being who has assumed control.

- Program Note by composer


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • The Hartt Wind Ensemble (West Hartford, Conn.) (Glen Adsit, conductor) – 6 May 2017 *Premiere Performance*

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