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Evocation of the Spirit

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Sergei Rachmaninoff
Jacques Arcadelt

Sergei Rachmaninoff and Jacques Arcadelt (trans. Kenneth Singleton)


Subtitle: Two Settings of the Ave Maria


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00; (digital) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Suspended Cymbal (large)
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Austere and beautiful, these two Ave Marias were written about 400 years apart for Masses in both the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches. The intensely spiritual nature of these two works makes for a fine musical set that can be played together in any order or separately. These lofty settings serve as valuable and important transcriptions to the band idiom.

- Program Note by publisher


For the Eaton (Colorado) High School Band, Logan Doddridge, Director, in memory of Ryan Pickett.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media Links


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist, 73/3 (October 2018), p. 74.
  • Perusal score