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By the Rivers of Babylon

From Wind Repertory Project
Ed Huckeby

Ed Huckeby


General Info

Year: 2000
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $72.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contrabass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
French Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Tom-Toms (3)
  • Tubular Bells
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Strong lyrical writing, combined with exciting rhythms and mixed meters, makes this Huckeby composition an exceptional choice for contest or concert performances. The work contains a number of short solo passages in the woodwinds and strong active percussion parts.

By the Rivers of Babylon was commissioned for and is dedicated to the 1999 Short Grass High School Honor Band, Elk City, Oklahoma.

- Program Note from Publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links

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State Ratings

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Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble (Chestertown, Md.) (Charles Thai, conductor) – 19 May 2019
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Concert Band (Brian Britt, conductor) – 29 February 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Huckeby, E. (2000). By the Rivers of Babylon [score[. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.