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Into the Raging River

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Steven Reineke

Steven Reineke


Subtitle: Tone Poem for Symphonic Band


General Info

Year: 1999
Duration: c. 7:55
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company
Cost: Score & Parts - $68.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo (optional)
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
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
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (or Tam-tam)
  • Mark Tree
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Toms
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Into the Raging River is a programmatic tone poem for symphonic band. The piece was inspired by a whitewater rafting trip on the Gauley River in the mountains of southern West Virginia.

The work was commissioned for the 1998 Libertyville, Illinois, Community Band Festival, Libertyville Community High School, Highland, Hawthorn, Oak Grove and Roundout schools.

- Program Note by Steven Reineke


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Chadron (Neb.) State College Community Symphonic Band (John Wojcik, conductor) - 9 April 2021
  • Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant) University Band (Chris Chapman, conductor) – 3 December 2019
  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco, Calif.) (Robert Calonico, conductor) – 9 June 2019
  • Aragon High School (San Mateo, Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Kevin Gallagher, conductor) - 15 September 2018
  • St. Helens (Ore.) High School Wind Ensemble (Noelle Freshner, conductor) - 11 May 2018
  • Keene (N.H.) State College Concert Band (Amy Buonpane, conductor) - 2 November 2017
  • Lockport (Ill.) Township High School Freshman Band (Brian Covey, conductor) – 28 April 2016
  • Foothill Symphonic Winds (Los Altos, Calif.) (David Bruce Adams, conductor) - 7 June 2015
  • Portland (Ore.) Community Wind Band (Patrick Murphy, conductor) - 18 April 2015


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Reineke, S. (1999). Into the Raging River: Tone Poem for Symphonic Band [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.