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Gravity of light emerging

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James Sproul

James Sproul


The preferred typography of this title is ...gravity of light emerging.... The lower case and ellipses are intentional.


General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 7:11
Difficulty: V
Publisher: James Sproul
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $40.00


Instrumentation

Flute I-II
Oboe
Clarinet in Bb I-II
Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I
Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Horn I-II
Trumpet in Bb I-II-III
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Contrabass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Crotales
  • Gong, large
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-Toms (4)
  • Triangle, large and small
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

...gravity of light emerging... is a thought experiment about the moment a particle of light, if it were able, broke free from the event horizon of a massive black hole.

- Program Note by James Sproul


...gravity of light emerging...' was commissioned by Dr. Doug Davis at California State University, Bakersfield, whose wind ensemble gave its premiere in 2009.

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Performances

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  • California State University, Bakersfield, Concert Band (Doug Davis, conductor) – May 2009 *Premiere Performance*


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