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Hymn for Peace, A (flex)

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Kevin Day

Kevin Day


General Info

Year: 2017 / 2020
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Murphy Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Piano
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bells
  • Marimba
  • Percussion


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A Hymn for Peace was composed in 2017 and based on my piano composition Breathe. I wrote the composition during a very difficult period in my life. I was battling severe mental health issues, was struggling in university, and at that time my life seemed like it had no direction and I was losing myself. However, two individuals who were there to give me hope were Debbie and Mark Alenius. Through many different instances they helped me gain a sense of belonging and hope, and truly have been a blessing to me. This is why I have chosen to dedicate the piece to them.

A Hymn for Peace is literally what the title portrays. For anyone going through a difficult time, I hope that this work gives you the strength to continue and ultimate give you peace. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Ball State University (Muncie, Ind.) Symphony Band (Caroline Hand, conductor) - 23 April 2021
  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Symphony Band (Chris McGinley, conductor) - 13 December 2020
  • Marshall University (Huntington, W. Va.) Symphonic Band (Christopher Schletter, conductor) - 19 November 2020


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources