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Nightsongs

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Richard Peaslee

Richard Peaslee (adapt. Dotas)


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General Info

Year: 1973 / 1996
Duration:c. 10:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Shawnee Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $45.00


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

Nightsongs was commissioned by trumpeter Harold Lieverman for a recital at Carnegie Hall. It is one of the very few pieces composed specifically for flugelhorn solo and features the dark lyric qualities of the instrument. It can be performed on symphonic programs with a large string section, with chamber orchestra strings, or in recital in its piano version. It can also be performed equally as well with either clarinet or trumpet solo and in this recent arrangement for flugelhorn and wind ensemble by Chuck Dotas.

- Program Note from Appalachian State University Symphony Band concert program, 16 February 2016


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Appalachian State University (Boone, N.C.) Symphony Band (Kevin Gray Richardson, conductor; Kelly Watkins, flugenhorn) – 16 February 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Peaslee, R.; Dotas, C. (1996). Nightsongs [score]. Margun Music: Newton Centre, Mass.