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On Ancient Hymns and Festal Dances

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David Holsinger

David Holsinger


General Info

Year: 1987
Duration: c. 7:20
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music Company
Cost: Score & Parts - $100.00   |   Score Only - $12.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon I-II
Eb Soprano Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Cornet (in Bb) I-II-III
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III

  • Bass Drum
  • Cowbell
  • Cymbals (crash, splash, and suspended)
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (Tam-tam)
  • Jingle Bell Bar
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks (5)
  • Tom-Toms (4)
  • Triangle (sm, md and lg)
  • Tubular Bells
  • Wind Chimes (Metal)
  • Xylophone


Errata

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Program Notes

With its plaintive opening motif, percussive interruptions and fluctuating rhythmic accents, the poly-chordal texture of the hymn section, and its vigorous asymmetrical melodies, this work alludes to the logic and elemental power of the early 20th century compositional style, primitivism.


Program Note by David Holsinger


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