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Trek to the Summit

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William Harbinson

William Harbinson


General Info

Year: 2019
Duration: c. 4:05
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe (optional Flute II)
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Tom
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A brass fanfare based on angular melodic figures makes for a resonant start of this musical celebration. The fanfare fades into a softer, more lyrical section that features changing textures and shifting harmonies. The opening fanfare then returns with a coda to bring about a resolute finish.

- Program Note from publisher


The opening fanfare section, marked "Maestoso," serves as the principal melodic material for the composition. Set in the Dorian mode, a complementary slower section marked "Andante" is more lyrical and initially features the woodwinds. This section has a brief solo for trumpet. The percussion instruments introduce a "Presto" development section that leads to a return of the opening fanfare gestures and a concluding coda.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


Commissioned in honor of Sam Berryhill, Music Educator and Avid Hiker.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media Links


State Ratings

  • North Carolina: I


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist. 75/2 (October/November 2020), 60. Print.
  • Perusal score