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Psalm 57

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Matthew C. Saunders

Matthew Saunders


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 5'00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Self-published
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flutes I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophones I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxohpone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-Tam (gong)
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This work was composed in the Summer of 2003 in Elyria, Ohio, for the Lorain County Community College Civic Concert Band. Its form follows the text of The Holy Bible, Psalm 57, which includes the text, "I will sing and make music. Awake, my soul! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn." Like the Psalm, the composition is a cry for mercy in troubled times followed by a joyous celebration of praise.


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • November 2003, Elyria, Ohio - WORLD PREMIERE


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