Please DONATE to help with maintenance and upkeep of the Wind Repertory Project!

Castle Creek

From Wind Repertory Project
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dan Welcher

Dan Welcher (arr. Bissell)


This article is a stub. If you can help add information to it,
please join the WRP and visit the FAQ (left sidebar) for information.


Subtitle: Fanfare - Overture


General Info

Year: 1989 / 2009
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $217.99   |   Score Only (print) - $58.99


Instrumentation

Full Score
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Castle Creek was written by Dan Welcher in celebration of the Aspen Music Festival's 40th anniversary, and served as a special tribute to the Festival's longtime president, Gordon Hardy.

Castle Creek itself is a tributary of the Roaring Fork River on which the Aspen Music Festival campus (as well as Hardy's home) is built. Gordon's initials (G.A.H.) are used as the musical basis for the fanfare, which is centered on the ascending pitches G, A and B, and reflects the upward motion and positivity of the Aspen Music Festival itself.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Texas (Austin) Wind Symphony (Scott Hanna, conductor) – 16 November 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Welcher, D.; Bissell, P. (2009). Castle Creek : Fanfare-Overture [score]. T. Presser: King of Prussia, Penn.