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Dansbury Run

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Michael Sweeney

Michael Sweeney


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General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone/Baritone
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Mallet Percussion
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Designed for second-year players, Michael's energetic overture provides mature and dynamic sounds at a very attainable and easy to learn level. Combining full band unison statements along with some unusual harmonic effects, this is impressive music for young bands.

-Program Note by publisher


Resting in the beautiful Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania, the town of East Stroudsburg was originally known as Dansbury, with a flourishing railroad serving the area. Built in 1864 and referred to locally as the Dansbury Depot, the East Stroudsburg Railroad Station was rescued from demolition in 2010 and is now in the process of restoration and preservation.

Commissioned by the Lehman Intermediate School 6th Grade Band under the direction Matthew Flicker, Dansbury Run suggests an exciting train ride through the scenic mountains. The work is expertly edited to provide students with a complete array of articulations and dynamics to help maximize the music.

-Program Note by the VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

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Recent Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


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