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And the Angels Called

From Wind Repertory Project
James Swearingen

James Swearingen


General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company - Official Website
Cost: Score & Parts - $74.00   |   Score Only - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
French Horn I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (Tam-Tam)
  • Marimba
  • Mark Tree
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

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Program Notes

Reflective, joyous and uplifting are but a few of the words that best describe this highly dramatic work by noted composer James Swearingen. Intended as a tribute, this composition musically celebrates three wonderful high school students whose lives were all tragically taken. Great compositional writing, memorable themes and an emotional middle section based on an old English hymn, all combine to create an outstanding piece that is well-suited for contest and festival use. Your students will greatly benefit from the various solo opportunities and the powerful ending will leave your audience with a tremendous feeling of hope and resolve.

And the Angels Called was commissioned by the East Copley High School Band, Rober Neidlinger and Vicki Smith, directors. The work is dedicated to the memory of Erin Dillon, Billy Inman and Geoff Roose. The premiere performance took place on May 19, 2005 in Copley, Ohio.

Program Note from Publishers Web-site

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