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Noah's Ark

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Bert Appermont

Bert Appermont


General Info

Year: 1998 / 1999 / 2012
Duration: c. 10:20
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: De Haske
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $166.00   |   Score Only (print) - $28.00


Movements (played without pause)

1. The Message - 1:14
2. Parade of the Animals – 1:47
3. The Storm – 2:48
4. Song of Hope - 4:31


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I
Oboe II/English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet/Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bar Chimes
  • Bass Drum
  • Bongos
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Flexatone
  • Glockenspiel
  • Hi-hat
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-tam
  • Temple Blocks
  • Tenor Drum
  • Toms (2)
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone
  • Vibraslap
  • Whip
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Noah's Ark is a composition based on the well-known Bible stories in which Noah builds an ark to conquer the flood. This work portrays four impressions, each of them introduced by a theme. To add dramatic power a synthesizer or a wind-machine can be used. The story can also be read by a narrator during the performance.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Cleveland (Ohio) Youth Wind Symphony Group II (Melissa Lichtler, conductor) - 2 February 2020 (Cleveland State University)
  • Cleveland (Ohio) Youth Wind Symphony Group II (Melissa Lichtler, conductor) - 24 November 2019 (Severance Hall, Cleveland)
  • Queen's University (Kingston, Ont., Can.) Wind Ensemble and University of Toronto (Ont., Can.) Wind Ensemble (Gillian MacKay, conductor) - 1 December 2018
  • Black Forest Youth Wind Orchestra VJBO (Donaueschingen, Germany) (Alexander Beer, conductor) – 23 September 2018
  • University of Windsor (Ont.) Wind Ensemble (Nicholas Papador, conductor) - 8 April 2018
  • Orchestra Collective (Singapore) (Yibin Seow, conductor) – 25 September 2014


Works for Winds by This Composer


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