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One Thousand Cranes

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon


The work bears the designation Opus 142.


General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 5:20
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $72.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
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
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crotales
  • Cymbals (suspended)
  • Glockenspiel (Bells)
  • Mark Tree
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Beginning as if in a dream, you'll experience floating melodic lines that seem to suspend in air. Musical lines grow and subside expressively throughout, creating numerous musical moments of varied emotions and moods. An outstanding work for developing expressive playing.

- Program note by publisher


A recurring theme of hope unifies this magnificent lyric masterwork that will bring new heights of emotional maturity to your group. Inspired by the Japanese legend of folding 1000 origami cranes to make a wish come true, the boundless expressiveness of this work inspires the panoramic visions and gentle sensitivities of a great film score.

- Program note by Stanton's Sheet Music Listening Library


Dedicated to the memory of Charles Quarmby, teacher, mentor, and friend, by the Riverview High School Band, Sarasota, FL, and the Florida Bandmasters Association.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links

Sample download; ensemble and conductor unknown


State Ratings

  • Florida: IV


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


References