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Devil's Drive

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Brett Abigaña

Brett Abigaña

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General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 3:10
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: World Projects
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

When the Alabama Winds approached me to write a new piece to be premiered at Midwest, they specifically requested something that would wake the audience up and grab their attention; Devil’s Drive is my response to that request. A shattering note from the horns sets the stage for the breakneck reel that follows, while the sounds of steel guitars, banjos, and mandolins infuse the texture and lend a bluegrass feel to the piece. Solos are passed around the ensemble, and, as the title suggests, the groove never loses momentum or energy as it races towards a breathless finish.

My deepest thanks and appreciation to Randall Coleman and the Alabama Winds for the opportunity to write for them!

- Program Note from The Alabama Winds concert program, 20 December 2017


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