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And the Nightwatchers Awake

From Wind Repertory Project
Carrie Magin

Carrie Magin


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General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Two Places Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Brake Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Ratchet
  • Slapstick
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

And the Nightwatchers Awake refers to the image and legend of gargoyles, the grotesque creatures found high above on cathedrals and other buildings to divert water and supposedly ward off evil spirits. The Letchworth Junior High Band requested a piece sounding "haunted," "creepy" and "mysterious," and this inspired the character of the work. Evoking gargoyles coming to life, the piece expresses an eerie stillness, strength ferocity, and even majestic power.

This work was commissioned by Jason Decker and the Letchworth Junior High Band with a grant from the Arts Council for Wyoming County (New York).

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

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