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Awakening, The

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Brian Balmages

Brian Balmages


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 3:50
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $70.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tom-toms (3)
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes

Players blowing air through insrruments


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The manifestation of this work occurred during a moment in my life when I began realizing the depth of the world around me. This piece expresses both the awe of such a breakthrough and the struggle of comprehending the magnificent world, both physical and spiritual, that surrounds us. This work is simply the tip of the iceberg -- once we realize there is more to life than originally thought, we must then begin the process of figuring out exactly what is missing in our own lives. This work provides a musical glimpse of the world I have only begun to discover.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

Alabama: V
Mississippi: V


Performances

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