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Carl Strommen

Carl Strommen

General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 4:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00; (digital) - $95.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.50


Full Score
Oboe (optional Flute II)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
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
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-Tom
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Opening with the stately sounds of a brass choir, the stage is set for this majestic and soaring work. Following the solemn introduction, the full ensemble then takes off, led by a rapidly moving mallet percussion line. This uplifting section then races to the end, finishing with an echoing and memorable restatement of the beginning.

- Program Note from publisher

Commissioned by and dedicated to the Hauppauge (Long Island, N.Y.) High School Wind Ensemble, Andrew Monsen, Director.

- Program Note from score

The title, a Latin term meaning "soaring" or "rising aloft," was chosen by the high school band that commissioned the work in recognition of the great strides their band program has made in recent years.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C


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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Sundance (Flex instrumentation) (2012/2014)

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