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New Day Rising

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Steven Reineke

Steven Reineke


This work is the fourth movement of the composer's Symphony No. 1, "New Day Rising".


General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 7:10
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company
Cost: Score & Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III (I requires glass crystals)
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Harp
Piano
Organ
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Suspended Cymbals (2)
  • Tam-tam
  • Tubular Bells


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The fourth and final movement of the symphony depicts the rebuilding of shattered lives and restoring civilization. It begins in peaceful sadness, then grows from despair into restored faith and renewed hope. On the Sunday following the great earthquake, a minister gathered his flock for an impromptu church service on a grassy knoll in Golden Gate Park. Beside the minister stood a young man with a battered cornet. His melody drew hundreds of refugees of all denominations and creeds. They repeated in solemn voice "Other refuge I have none, hangs my helpless soul on Thee; leave, oh, leave me not alone, still support and comfort me." After the glorious and majestic finale, the coda, or epilogue, ends quietly with the final unresolved chord signifying the danger that still lurks beneath the earth. It can and will strike again someday.

- Program Note by Steven Reineke


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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Reineke, S. (2007). Symphony No. 1: New Day Rising [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.