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Millennium III

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed


General Info

Year: 1999
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $125.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II-III (III doubling Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon (optional)
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
Soprano Saxophone
Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Bass Saxophone (optional)
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
B-flat Cornet I-II
French Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V-VI, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (or Tam-Tam)
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tubular Bells
  • Xylophone

Errata

In parts:

  • E-flat Soprano Clarinet, m.90: Should be D-sharp, not D
  • E-flat Tenor Saxophone, m.21: 3rd note should be C, not D


Program Notes

Commissioned by and dedicated to the famed Sony Band in Japan, conducted by Toshio Akiyama, Alfred Reed's newest concert piece is a "tour de force" for advanced bands. Quite technical in its demands on all of the players, it's both exciting and remarkable in its musical content.

Program Note from publisher


Media

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State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Come, Sweet Death (Flex instrumentation) (as transcriber; arr. Benson) (1736/1976/2019)
  • Two Bagatelles (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Clark) (1983/1997/2010)


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Resources

  • Reed, A. (1999). Millennium III [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.