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Chorale and Mystic Chant

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Timothy Loest

Timothy Loest


General Info

Year: 2004 / 2020
Duration: c. 2:30
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $45.00; (digital) - $45.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

(Includes parts 1, 2 and 3 for each wind instrument)

Full Score
Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Alto Clef
Piano/Guitar
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Mallet Percussion
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibra-slap


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A beautiful hymn with rich harmonies and suspensions opens this fine work for beginning bands. As the lyrical melody reaches a final cadence, the piece then moves into a bombastic chant with a wealth of percussion. The theme is presented in different textures and students will explore the basic components of a fugue in an easy setting. Listeners and performers alike will be excited by the rhythmic drive of the percussion.

- Program Note from publisher


Chorale and Mystic Chant is an original work for band in the key of C minor. It is dedicated to Mr. Robert Bullard, the band director who put a trumpet in my hands over 45 years ago.

The first section, marked Andante sostenuto, is an expressive chorale filled with pensive passing tones and lavish suspensions. The second section, marked Allegro energetico, is a bombastic chant filled with tribal rhythms and changing textures, including a three-part fugue.

- Program Note by composer


In memory of Bob Bullard.

- Program Note from score


Performance Notes

While there are many options for students to participate in "orchestrating" these works, the following are recommended "standard" part assignments and may be adapted as needed.

  • Part 1: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Violin, Mallet Percussion
  • Part 2: Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trumpet, Horn, Violin, Viola
  • Part 3: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet Baritone Sax, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Cello, Double Bass


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