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Angels

From Wind Repertory Project

Carl Ruggles


General Info

Year: 1921; Arr. 1940
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Cost: Score and Parts - $6.50   


Instrumentation

Trumpet (in C) I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Angels was written in 1921 and originally scored for six trumpets. In 1940, Ruggles rescored the work for muted trumpets and trombones.


Program Note from Printed Score


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Recent Performances

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Additional Works for Winds by this Composer

None discovered thus far.


Additional Resources

  • Dombek, S. (1980). “A study of harmonic interrelationships and sonority types in Carl Ruggles’ Angels.” Indiana Theory Review 4/1: 29-35.
  • Ziffrin, M. J. (1968). “Angels: Two Views.” Music Review 29: 184-96.