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Evening Song (Rheinberger)

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Josef Rheinberger

Josef Rheinberger (arr. Shelley Hanson)


Subtitle: Abendlied


General Info

Year: 1855 / 1873 / 2016
Duration: c. 3:10
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $55.00; (digital) - $55.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute I-II
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I
  • E-flat Soprano Saxophone
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet

Part 2

  • Oboe II
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet II
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet II

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet III
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet III
  • Horn in F

Part 4

  • E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone II
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet IV
  • B-flat Trumpet IV
  • Horn in F II
  • Trombone

Part 5

  • E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • Bassoon I
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Horn in F

Part 6

  • Bassoon II
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Contra-Alto Clarinet
  • B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • String Bass

Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bells
  • Marimba
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Abendlied (Evening Song), Op. 69/3, is a sacred motet by Josef Rheinberger for a six-part mixed choir (SSATTB). It has been regarded as his best-known sacred composition. He wrote the first version in 1855 at the age of 15. The text is a verse from the biblical narration of the Road to Emmaus appearance according to Luke 24:29 in Martin Luther's German version of the Bible.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Written in 1873, Evening Song is one of the best-known choral works of Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901), German composer, organist and teacher. Displaying an exceptional lyric quality and utilizing a full range of dynamic contrast, Shelley Hanson's arrangement is specifically designed with flexible instrumentation to be performed in a variety of ways. This piece is equally effective whether performed by a traditional concert band or by a smaller chamber ensemble.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Southridge High School (Beaverton, Ore.) Wind Ensemble (Cameron Jerde, conductor) - 7 March 2022
  • Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) Symphonic Band (Adam Collins, conductor) - 20 April 2021
  • Ball State University (Muncie, Ind.) Campus Band (Madison Argo, conductor) - 9 March 2021
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Thursday University Band (Ross Wolf, conductor) – 8 December 2019
  • Shenandoah Conservatory Concert Band (Winchester, Va.) (Keith Taylor, conductor)– 26 October 2019
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Symphonic Winds (Lance Sample, conductor) – 6 March 2019
  • Kentucky Intercollegiate Band (Louisville, Ky.) (Craig Kirchhoff, conductor) - 8 February 2019
  • James C. Enochs High School (Modesto, Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Phil Vallejo, conductor) - 17 March 2018 (2018 Sutherland Wind Festival (Fresno, Calif.)
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) University Band (Betsy McCann, conductor) – 30 November 2017
  • University of Colorado Boulder Concert Band (Hannah Rudy, conductor) – 23 October 2017
  • Northern Illinois University (Dekalb) Wind Symphony (Thomas Bough, conductor) – 19 April 2017
  • Delta College (Stockton, Calif.) Symphonic Band (M.J. Wamhoff, conductor) - 26 March 2017 (2017 Sutherland Wind Festival (Fresno, Calif.)
  • VanderCook College of Music (Chicago, Ill.) Symphonic Band (Charles Menghini, conductor) - 16 December 2016 (2016 Midwest Clinic)


Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Evening Song (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Hanson) (1855/1873/2016)


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