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Never Forget, Never Remember

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Jennifer Jolley (photo: Tina Gutierrez)

Jennifer Jolley


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: IV-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Jennifer Jolley
Cost: Score and Parts - Rental


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III-IV
Oboe I-II-III-IV
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV-V-VI
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium I-II
Tuba I-II
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-Tam


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

It is a great honor to write and dedicate a piece to the Bowling Green State University and their Wind Symphony. I write this in a spirit of friendly comradeship, for the cause we all have at heart. It is a piece written for the Heartland, but it is also written for America.

America is unlike any other nation on earth, and Americans are exceptional. They vote and pay taxes. They serve in our military. They are united against a common foe.

But terrorists and extremists have gathered strength and spread to every region of the earth, and endanger people with the most destructive weapons known to humanity.

We need to protect ourselves and our freedom. Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction.

These radicalized masterminds continue to threaten our freedoms and attack our brave soldiers. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who were affected.

Never Forget. Never Remember.

[This program note is satirical. Text was taken from words exchanged between Eugene Goossens and Aaron Copland, Ronald Reagan's California Gubernatorial Inauguration Speech, the Republican Party Platform, Kellyanne Conway's Twitter feed, and Remarks by Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.]

- Program Note by composer


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock) Symphonic Band (Joel Pagan, conductor) – 19 February 2020 (CBDNA 2020 Southwestern Division Conference, Norman, Okla.)
  • Ball State University (Muncie, Ind.) Symphony Band (Caroline Hand, conductor) – 20 September 2019
  • Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.) Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, conductor) – 13 April 2019
  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock) Symphonic Band (Eric Allen, conductor) – 22 March 2019
  • Bowling Green (Ohio) State University Wind Symphony (Kenneth Thompson, conductor) - 19 October 2017 Premiere Performance*


Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


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