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Flutter

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William Pitts

William Pitts


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The title of this work is intentionally written in all lower case: flutter


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: [http://www.williampittsmusic.com/flutter William Pitts Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $30.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
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
Percussion I-VI

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

According to the composer,

flutter is a celebration of all things with wings. I have always been mesmerized by the hummingbirds that visit the feeders outside my house. Even in the midst of a flourish of movement, there is a sense of effortless floating ... a sense of stillness. This simultaneous dichotomy is the basis of the genesis of the piece. Constantly moving rhythmic motives are juxtaposed against soaring melodies, eventually "fluttering" off together, on to the next adventure.

flutter is dedicated to the students and staff of William Mason High School. We all have clients in this business, but Mason has been a family to me since the beginnings of our collaboration. It is a place full of wonderful people teaching more wonderful people. I'm lucky to be along for the ride.

- Program Note from William Mason High School Wind Symphony concert program, 15 December 2016


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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