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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge


General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 5:55
Difficulty: III+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $100.00; (digital) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $18.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • China Cymbals
  • Concert Tom
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Suspended Crash Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Honoring the career of an Illinois band director upon her retirement, this gorgeous work comes off as an epic musical journey that is full of surprises.

An oboe soloist is featured in the lyrical yet emotionally powerful opening section. A spirited jig in 6/8 time takes over after the slow introduction. As the jig unwinds and comes to its conclusion, the piece unexpectedly shifts to 4/4 featuring energetic technical passages in upper woodwinds, then joined by trumpets. Building toward a final climax, the piece shifts back to a fast 6/8 buildup, then ends in an exciting way as the second fast theme makes a dancing curtain call.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the Rivercity Community Band for the Ottawa Township High School Wind Ensemble, Ottawa, Illinois, Sarah A. Reckmeyer, Director of Bands, 1989-2016.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Perusal score
  • [www.randallstandridge.com Randall Standridge website] Accessed 10 March 2020