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Lasting Light

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Viet Cuong

Viet Cuong

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General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 8:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Viet Cuong Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned by The Consortium for the Advancement of Wind Band Literature, led by James Kull.

- Program Note by publisher

Lasting Light was inspired by a visit the composer took to the Grand Canyon with his family. Mr. Cuong wanted to write a work that would reflect the sunset over the canyon, followed by the lingering sunlight, then the hazy greyish blue light of dusk, and then the light of the stars.

- Program Note from composer comments at premiere performance, 2018

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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  • Bowling Green (Ohio) State University University Band (Bruce Moss, conductor) – 25 November 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Symphony Band (David Thornton, conductor) – 29 November 2018
  • Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, Tx.) Wind Symphony (Chris Kaatz, conductor) - 16 October 2018
  • St. Charles (Ill.) East High School Band (James Kull, conductor) – Spring, 2018 *Premiere Performance*

Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Syzygy (Flex instrumentation) (2019/2020)

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