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Miniatures (Still)

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William Grant Still

William Grant Still (arr. Adam Lesnick)


General Info

Year: 1963 / 1996
Duration: c. 12:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Flute, oboe and piano
Publisher: International Opus
Cost: Score and Parts (print)


Movements

1. I ride an old paint (U.S.A.)
2. Adolorido (Mexico)
3. Jesus is a rock in the weary land (U.S.A.)
4. Yaravi (Peru)
5. A frog went a-courtin (U.S.A.).


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
Horn in F


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Aired on N.P.R.’s Performance Today and performed at the Kennedy Center, the five contrasting movements display a variety of Afro, Anglo, Latino and Native American musical styles; I Ride an Old Paint (Cowboy Song - U.S.A.), Adolorido (Mexico), Jesus Is a Rock in the Weary Land (Spiritual, bluesy clarinet solo - U.S.A.), Yaravi (Peru) and A Frog Went A-Courtin’ (U.S.A.).

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Still, W.; Lesnick, A. (1963). Miniatures [score]. International Opus: Richmond, Va.
  • William Grant Still website Accessed 30 October 2019