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Glacier Canyon

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Mike Forbes

Mike Forbes


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 4:25
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Claves
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Mark Tree
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

While not specifically programmatic, this piece has many programmatic elements. The idea of peering down into a vast glacier canyon starts the action, which picks up steam as you imagine whitewater rafting through the turbulent waters below. The serene vistas can then be heard and felt in the folkloric middle section before one last breathtaking romp through the boiling rapids.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the National Band Association – Wisconsin Chapter in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the All-State Junior Band and the memory of Connie Kramer.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

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