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Heroes in the Shadows

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Jeanie Murrow

Jeanie Murrow


General Info

Year: 2021
Duration: c. 7:40
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Lovebird Music
Cost: Score and Parts – $80.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Chimes
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tam
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Heroes in the Shadows is dedicated to all frontline responders of COVID-19 outbreak of 2020.

Just over seven minutes long, the work is one continuous piece with three distinct sections:

1. Lying in Wait. Hustle and bustle, then the shutdown crashes in on everyone.

2. Alone Together. Wide chords reflect social isolation and loneliness.

3. Let There Be Light. Frontline responders provide hope; the repetitive motifs represent the unwavering care and commitment they give, day after day after day.

- Program Note by composer


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State Ratings

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