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Ghost Dances

From Wind Repertory Project
Roland Barrett

Roland Barrett


Subtitle: Wounded Knee, 1890


General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 6:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $87.00; (digital) - $80.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
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-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Brake Drum
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Gong
  • Marimba
  • Rainstick
  • Shakers
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal (2)
  • Tambourine
  • Timbales
  • Tom-Tom (4)
  • Vibra-slap
  • Water Gong
  • Wind Chimes, Metal
  • Wind Chimes, Wooden
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Inspired by the tragic story of the Lakota Sioux massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, this original work is contemporary in nature, featuring striking aleatoric sections that use melodic fragments from an actual Sioux ghost dance.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: IV


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Barrett, R. (2010). Ghost Dances: Wounded Knee, 1890 [score]. Belwin Band: Van Nuys, Calif.