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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge


Subtitle: A Viking Adventure


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: III+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00; (digital) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Brake Drum
  • Chimes
  • China Cymbals
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks
  • Tom Drum
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

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Program Notes

Strap into your seats and hang on for a wild musical ride. This exciting work spins a musical tale of a Viking expedition into the frigid North Atlantic seas, first depicting the high spirits of the sailors as they set out to sea. The slower middle portion of the work chillingly depicts a scene of navigating in dense, icy fog, and the work culminates in an aggressive way, using a wild aleatoric section to help depict the Vikings attack on a sea village. 12/8 time, supremely colorful and exciting percussion writing, and important melodic moments for all instruments further characterize this wild nautical musical adventure.

- Program Note by composer


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