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And the Earth Trembled

From Wind Repertory Project
Steven Reineke

Steven Reineke


This work is the third movement of the composer's Symphony No. 1, "New Day Rising."


General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 9:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $100.00   |   Score Only - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III (I requires glass crystals)
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Harp
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bongos
  • Brake Drum
  • Bell Tree
  • Crotales
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended (2))
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (Tam-tam)
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Timbales
  • Tom-Toms (2 Players I (4 drums) II (2 drums)
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Water Gong


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The third movement begins in the early morning hours of April 18th, 1906. The city (San Francisco) sleeps. Suddenly the fault line rips and the earth begins to tear apart. Devastation and destruction ensue as the city turns to chaos caused by the tremors and aftershocks of the earthquake. Once the waves of aftershocks subdue, we enter a mysterious, dreamlike state of shock. Everything seems to be in slow motion as the city crumbles around us. An odd-metered march develops that signifies the soldiers marching in to take control of the city as it burns in the aftermath of the quake.

Program Note by Steven Reineke


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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Reineke, S. (2007). Symphony No. 1: New Day Rising [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.