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Flashing Winds

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Jan Van der Roost

Jan Van der Roost


General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: 4:20
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: De Haske Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - €103.85 | Score only - €22.95


Instrumentation

Piccolo / Flute I
Flute II (opt.)
Oboe
Bassoon I - II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Clarinets solo - I - II - III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I - II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone (opt.)
Trumpet/Cornet I - II - III
F/Eb Horns I - II F/Eb Horns III - IV
Trombones I - II- III
Euphonium
Bb Baritone
Bass
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Side Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This flashing piece was commissioned by "Het muziekverbond van West-Vlaanderen" and is dedicated to the "Arlequino" youth band. Colorfully and effectfully instrumented, this piece speeds towards its finale without any tempo changes. The chord-blocks, which characterize the introduction, unite this virtuoso piece by reappearing in the end.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Elmhurst (Ill.) College Symphonic Band (John Heath, conductor) – 15 March 2020
  • Ohio University (Athens) University Band (Emily Talley, conductor) – 5 December 2019
  • Liberty Youth Wind Symphony (West Chester, Penn.) (Elizabeth Mahovsky, conductor) – 14 April 2019
  • Baylor University (Waco, Texas) Concert Band (Steve Dailey, conductor) – 4 March 2019
  • VanderCook College of Music (Chicago) Symphonic Band (Stacey Larson Dolan, conductor) - 21 December 2018 (2018 Midwest Clinic)
  • Boston University (Mass.) Wind Ensemble (Angela DiBartolomeo, conductor) – 19 October 2018
  • University of Georgia (Athens) Hodgson Symphonic Band (Brett Bawcum, conductor) – 24 September 2018
  • West Virginia University Symphonic Band (Lindsey Williams, conductor) - 17 April 2018
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Ensemble (Joseph Parisi, conductor) – 5 March 2018
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, University Band (Pamela L. Klena, conductor) – 27 February 2018
  • James C. Enochs High School (Modesto, Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Phil Vallejo, conductor) – 11 May 2017
  • University of Arizona (Tucson) Symphonic Band (Clifton Weston, conductor) – 26 April 2017
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) Concert Band (Rebecca Cichy, conductor) - 6 March 2017
  • Houston County High School (Warner Robins, Ga.) Symphonic Winds (Rebekah Daniel, conductor) - 27 February 2017
  • The Ohio State University (Columbus) Collegiate Winds (Phillip Day, conductor) – 21 February 2017
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts (Michigan) Adult Band Camp (Thomas Riccobono, conductor) - 14 August 2016
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Nathan Conrad, conductor) – 8 May 2016
  • Smith Honor Band (University of Alabama (Susan Smith, conductor) – 7 February 2016
  • Sacramento (Calif.) Symphonic Winds (Timothy M. Smith, conductor) – 18 October 2015
  • Banda Las Candelas (Candelaria, Canary Islands, Spain) - 19 July 2015
  • Grisham (Austin, Tex.) Middle School Honors Band (Betty Bierschenk-Pierce, conductor) - 19 December 2013 (2013 Midwest Clinic)


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Roost, J. (1989). Flashing Winds: For Band [score]. De Haske Muziekuitgave: Heerenveen, Holland.