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Marbled Midnight Mile, The

From Wind Repertory Project
Steven Bryant

Steven Bryant


General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 8:30
Difficulty: III 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Gorilla Salad Productions
Cost: Score and Parts - $115.00   |   Score Only - $25.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Euphonium
C Piccolo/Flute I
Flute II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet (optional)
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef) I-II
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Celesta (optional)
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Marbled Midnight Mile is a companion to my earlier works Dusk and First Light - the three of them together form a loosely-related "night cycle." This newest work is the middle of the cycle, evoking the myriad wandering thoughts that occur in the solitude of night, and the title suggests an extended inner journey through a shifting mental landscape. There is no singular program or "story" to the piece; rather I hope the listener finds his or her own associations and memories from long nights spent in quiet contemplation. The music makes only modest technical demands of the ensemble, but is a perfect vehicle to expand a young band's musical maturity and sensitivity.

- Program Note by composer


Commissioned by a consortium of Nebraska Bands and sponsored by Phi Beta Mu


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Gold Campus Band (Cory Near, conductor) – 5 December 2016
  • Illinois State University Symphonic Band (Dan Belongia, conductor) - 1 March 2015
  • East Chapel Hill High School's Concert Band - 15 March 2012


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Bryant, S. (1999). The Marbled Miracle Mile [score]. Gorilla Salad Productions: [United States].
  • Clemmer, David. "The Marbled Midnight Mile." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 10, Compiled and edited by Richard Miles, 496-503. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2015.