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Mary Jeanne van Appledorn

Mary Jeanne van Appledorn

General Info

Year: 2002 / 2003
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Warwick Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - £4.99


1. Sonorous
2. With vigor
3. Resonant
4. Fast


Full Score
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The work beings with Movement I, Sonorous, a slow, lush and rich statement of vertical sonorities. Movement II, With vigor, features a one-in-the-bar 5/8 imitative treatment of the opening figure of repeated notes. Movement III, Resonant, creates a slow, homophonic contrast. Movement IV, Fast, presents hammerstroke seventh chords followed by driving melodic lines alternating with hammerstrokes creating a quasi rondo formal pattern.

Miniatures for Trombone Quartet was commissioned by the US Naval Academy Trombone Quartet and premiered by them in Annapolis, Maryland.

- Program Note from publisher

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Perusal score
  • Van Appledorn, M. (2003). Miniatures: Trombone Quartet [score]. Warwick Music Ltd.: Coventry, U.K.