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Molly Joyce

Molly Joyce

General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: KnightWind Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Sax I-II
Bb Tenor Sax I
Eb Baritone Sax
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon (optional)
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum (optional)
  • Cymbal
  • Kick Drum, mounted
  • Snare Drum
  • Toms (3)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned by Jack Stamp and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble, Collapsibility was written with memories of performing in high school marching band, and how thrilling and yet exhausting of an event it always was. I have recently been having many recollections of performing in the marching band, and in particular the powerful aspect of the many fanfares we performed. Therefore with this piece, I aimed to take the common notion of a fanfare-like “feel” and attempt to steer it in hopefully unexpected directions, always being on the edge of what I would call “collapsibility.”

Collapsibility is also dedicated to Jack Stamp and the IUP Wind Ensemble, and was written in the spring of 2015 in The Hague.

-Program Note by composer


State Ratings

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  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) Wind Symphony (Benjamin Lorenzo, conductor) – 20 November 2017
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble (Jack Stamp, conductor) - 25 April 2015

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