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On a Snowy Winter's Eve

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David Shaffer

David Shaffer


General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 4:05
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $55.00; (digital) - $15.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00; (digital) - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

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Program Notes

Re-create the peace and serenity of a winter's evening, complete with gently falling snowflakes dancing on a gentle breeze. The sound of air being blown through instruments accompanied by wind chimes introduces the poignant melody played by woodwinds. The piece grows in sound and texture to a thrilling climax which then subsides to a quiet and gentle finish.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the Kirby School District 140, Tinley Park, IL, Ray Forlenza, Conductor. Dedicated to Gail Spytek for her 35 years of service to the Kirby School District.

- Program Note from score


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