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And in the End It Was Earth

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Roland Barrett

Roland Barrett

General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00; (digital) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Full Score
Flute I-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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Brake Drum
  • Chimes
  • Cowbell
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Slapstick
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Water Gong
  • Wind Chimes
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." This Native American proverb was the inspiration for this original composition that musically reflects that sentiment and conveys the inherent beauty, majesty and grandeur of planet Earth. From its stunning mountain ranges to its jagged coastlines, from its sweeping plains to the vastness of its lakes and oceans, Mother Earth is a complex and constantly changing place, and a stern but loving and benevolent harbor of life.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

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  • Sacred Heart University (New York) Concert Band (Keith Johnston, conductor) – 28 April 2017
  • College of the Sequoias (Visalia, Calif.) Symphonic Band (Michael Tackett, conductor) - 12 March 2016 (2016 Sutherland Wind Festival (Fresno, Calif.)

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