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Deir in De

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Warren Barker

Arranged by Warren Barker


General Info

Year: 1990
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: J.W. Pepper
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $3.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Commissioned by and dedicated to the Western International Band Clinic.

Warren Barker has taken this ancient Irish lullaby and developed it into an absolutely gorgeous piece. Images of leprechauns abound as the arranger combines lush harmonies and lilting melodies with subtle charm and explores the full spectrum of tonal colors.

-Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Recent Performances

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  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Budd, conductor) - 17 April 2016
  • Atascadero Community Band (Nathan Conrad, conductor) - 2 November 2013
  • Southern University Symphonic Band - 1 My 2013
  • Keene (N.H.) State College Concert Band (James Chesebrough, conductor) - 5 November 2008


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Danny Boy (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Clark) (1991/2010)


All Wind Works


References

  • Barker, H. (sic: W.) (1990). Deir' in De : Traditional Irish Lullaby [score]. Oskaloosa, Iowa: Barnhouse.
  • Miles, Richard B. 2000. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 3. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 223-225.