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Valley of the Pinios

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Kevin Houben

Kevin Houben


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General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Brass Band
Publisher: de haske
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €115.99   |   Score Only (print) - €22.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon I-II (II optional)
Contra-Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass 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-III
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium I-II
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Kevin Houben is a Belgian composer who has written more prominently for the Belgian brass band movement. His Valley of the Pinios was written originally for the Belgian brass band Retie and was later rescored for concert band.

The work is a musical representation of an area in north-central Greece that is known for its monumental sandstone rock formations and the grandeur of the secluded valley for which it is named.

- Program Note from North Dakota State University Wind Symphony concert program, 3 March 2017


Commissioned by the Koninklijke Brassband Retie (B). Dedicated to the musicians of the BB Retie and its chairman Luc Verdonck.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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