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Splendid Ridges (flex)

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Josh Trentadue

Josh Trentadue

This work is the first movement of Trentadue's "The Grand Ledge Triptych."

General Info

Year: 2020 / 2022
Duration: c. 1:30
Difficulty: I+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Murphy Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - $60.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score

Part 1

  • Piccolo
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • E-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • Soprano Saxophone
  • Violin I

Part 2

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Violin II

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Horn in F
  • Viola

Part 4

  • Bassoon
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Horn in F
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Violoncello

Part 5

  • Bassoon
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Baritone Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Bass Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • Double Bass
  • Piano (optional)

Timpani (optional)
Percussion (optional), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Glockenspiel
  • Surdo Drum (or Large Tom)
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tenor Drum (or Large Tom)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Perhaps one of the more famous historical monuments located in Grand Ledge, Michigan, is its familiar formations of sedimentary rock, the Ledges. This ancient structure, the seventh-largest of its kind in the state, overlooks roughly a mile of the banks of the Grand River at a height of 60 feet. Whether taking a stroll through Fitzgerald Park, or learning how to rock climb on its more friendly footholds in Oak Park, the Ledges provides a unique and distinctive symbol of what the town of Grand Ledge has to offer.

Splendid Ridges creates a brief but powerful and majestic statement on viewing this historical monument for the very first time.

- Program Note by the composer

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.



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