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Atropos

From Wind Repertory Project
Lawrence Weiner

Lawrence Weiner


Subtitle: Scherzo for Band


General Info

Year: 1966
Duration: c. 3:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Masters
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets /B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Based on the Greek legend of the three fates, Atropos being the goddess charged with the duty of cutting off the thread of life, this scherzo for band is filled with the tension, the urgency, and the sense of inevitability which are inherent in the subject.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: III
  • Virginia: IV


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


References