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Roy Harris

Roy Harris (ed. Trey Harris)


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Subtitle: West Point


General Info

Year: 1952 / 2017
Duration: 20:05
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Unknown
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

(This errata probably only applies to the 1952 publication. It might also include some discretionary changes made between the 1952 edition and the 2017 edition.)

In Score:

  • B-flat Contrabass Clarinet: Line omitted
  • Bass Saxophone: Line omitted
  • Flugelhorn: Line omitted
  • Bassoon: Parts split to receive individual staff for each part
  • Horn in F: Parts adjusted for consistent split (1st/2nd, 3rd/4th)
  • Score, m.484: Manuscript Score missing meter change 4/4

In Parts:

  • Piccolo, m.328: Piccolo part missing meter change to 6/4
  • Flute I & II, m.433: Flute 1,2 Quarter note inside triplet D-natural
  • Flute I, m.512: Flute 1 part accent on beat 1 to match previous accents
  • Flute I, m.515: Flute 1 part accent on beats 1 & 2 to match previous accents
  • Bassoon I, m.297: Bassoon 1 part A-flat2
  • Bassoon II & III, m.297: Bassoon 2,3 parts D-flat2
  • Bassoon I, m.355: Bassoon 1 part beat 4 half note D-flat3
  • Bassoon II & III, m.373: Bassoon 2,3 parts beat 1 dotted half note E-flat2
  • Bassoon II & III, m.395: Bassoon 2,3 parts beat 4 dotted half note enharmonic spelling (G-flat)
  • E-flat Soprano Clarinet, m.536: E-flat Clarinet part accent on grace note, remove accent from half note
  • E-flat Soprano Clarinet, m.538: E-flat Clarinet part, accent on grace note, not half note
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-IV, m.253: Clarinet 1-4 parts, last note of triplet changed to concert G5
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I, m.313: B-flat Clarinet 1 part, penultimate note is C#
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-IV, m.433: Clarinets 1-4 Quarter note inside triple E-natural
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet III & IV, m.536: B-flat Clarinet parts 3,4 beat 4 eighth note B-flat
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinets, m.640-643: Clarinet parts, rhythm rebeamed
  • E-flat Alto Clarinet, m.355: Alto Clarinet part beat 4 half note B-flat
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet, m.347: Bass Clarinet part beat 3 half note E-flat
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet, m.355: Bass Clarinet part beat 3 half note E-flat
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet, m.595: Bass Clarinet part (a2)
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone, m.275: Alto Saxophone part beat 2 quarter note F-natural
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone, m.379: Alto Saxophone part beat 4 quarter note G-natural
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone, m.355: Baritone Saxophone part beat 4 half note B-flat
  • B-flat Cornet I & II, m.229: Cornet 1,2 part doubled in French Horn part 1,2 (notated in WPB score, presumably at composer’s discretion)
  • B-flat Cornet I, m.433: Cornet 1 Quarter note inside triplet E-natural
  • Trumpet, m.282: Trumpet part accent last note of triplet
  • Trumpet, m.297: Trumpet part beat 2 crescendo
  • Horn in F I & II, m.14: French Horn 1,2 parts missing meter change to 6/4
  • Horn in F II & III, m.22-23: Switch French Horn parts 2,3
  • Horn in F I & II, m.50: French Horn 1,2 accents added to quarter notes (WPB French horn parts)
  • Horn in F III & IV, m.60: French Horn 3,4 parts Beat 3 half note F#
  • Horn in F II & III, m.429-435: Switch French Horn parts 2,3
  • Horn in F II & III, m.443-456: Switch French Horn parts 2,3
  • Horn in F I-IV, m.452-453: French Horn parts 1-4, staccato articulations removed from quarter notes
  • Horn in F II & III, m.467: Switch French Horn parts 2,3
  • Horn in F II & III, m.592-622: Switch French Horn parts 2,3
  • Trombone II, m.51: Trombone 2 part clef change to Bass Clef
  • Trombone I & II, m.172: Trombone 1,2 parts clef change to Bass Clef
  • Trombone II & III, m.355: Trombone 2,3 parts beat 4 half note D-flat3
  • Trombone I, m.396: Trombone 1 part clef change to bass clef
  • Trombone III, m.422: Trombone 3 part “With Timpani”
  • Euphonium, m.36: Euphonium part clef change to Bass Clef
  • Euphonium, m.61: Baritone and Euphonium parts slur half notes (WPB parts)
  • Euphonium, m.175: Euphonium part clef change to Bass Clef
  • Euphonium, m.671: Euphonium part- beat 3 half note D-flat
  • Tuba, m.373: Tuba part beat 1 dotted half note E-flat1 (E-flat2)
  • Tuba, m.435: Tuba part “All” (WPB tuba part)
  • String Bass, m.252: String Bass part “á2”
  • String Bass, m.373: String Bass part beat 1 dotted half note E-flat2
  • String Bass, m.686: String Bass part- half rest on beat 3
  • Percussion, m.3: Percussion part “Field Drums” (WPB percussion part)
  • Percussion, m.11: Percussion part “Snare Drum” (WPB percussion part)
  • Percussion, m.100: Percussion part “Dead Sound, Muffle” (WPB percussion part)
  • Percussion, m.428: Percussion part “Field Drum” (WPB percussion part)
  • Percussion, m.538: Percussion parts “Solo” (WPB percussion part)
  • Percussion, m.670: Percussion part played on Chimes, not bells
  • Timpani, m.206: Timpani part E-flat 3 whole note added on beat one
  • Timpani, m.222: Timpani part B-flat 2 quarter note added on beat one
  • Timpani, m.422-483: Timpani part ties removed, sustain is implied by note length (updated notation)
  • Timpani, m.583-592: Timpani part ties removed. Sustain shown through note values (updated notation)
  • Bass Drum, m.241-246: Bass Drum part ties removed. Sustain is implied by note length (updated notation)

- From Roy Harris' West Point Symphony for Band (1952): A Working Edition

Program Notes

This original work was given its premiere by the West Point Band on 30 May 1952. The work was never published, and the manuscript was housed at West Point.

- Program Note by editor


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Performances

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  • Florida State University (Tallahassee) Wind Orchestra (Richard Clary, conductor) – 25 April 2017 *Premiere Performance of 2017 edition*


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