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Matins

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Marilyn Shrude

Marilyn Shrude


General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: American Composers Alliance
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown   |   Score Only (print) - $21.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II-III-IV (IV doubling Piccolo)
Oboe I-II-III
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Sopranino Saxophone
B-flat Soprano Saxophone I-II-III
C Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Celeste
Percussion I-VI, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Claves
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Suspended Cymbal (low, medium and high)
  • Tam-tam (large and medium)
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone


Off-Stage Percussion (at least 8 players):

  • Aluminum rods
  • Various bells, glass and metal wind chimes, triangles, etc.


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Matins was written for Bruce Moss and the BGSU [Bowling Green State University] Wind Symphony in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Reading and Directors Clinic. It received its premiere at the same in January 2008.

As part of the Divine Office of Roman Catholicism, Matins is traditionally prayed at night, especially by cloistered religious who still observe the prayer times in their strictest sense. By the 10th century it was combined with Lauds and was prayed during the early morning hours. Because it is both a prayer of the night and one of the morning, this composition attempts to retain the character of each -- somewhat ethereal and mysterious with elements of joyous outburst.

- Program Note by composer


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Bowling Green (Ohio) State University Wind Symphony (Bruce Moss, conductor) - 21 October 2021
  • Bowling Green (Ohio) State University Wind Symphony (Bruce Moss, conductor) – 25 January 2008


Works for Winds by This Composer


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