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Parliament in Flight

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Costas Dafnis

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General Info

Year: 2008
Duration: c. 7:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Noisi Paintr Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Movements

1. strix nebulosa
2. Parliament in Flight


Instrumentation

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

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Beginning with motives meant to invoke the deep rhythmic "whoos" of the Great Grey Owl (strix nebulosa), Parliament in Flight falls somewhere between the genres of symphonic tone poem and Discovery Channel-documentary soundtrack.

The first movement focuses in on the quiet and mysterious beauty of the creature sometimes called "the great grey ghost of the North," while the second pans out to imagine a parliament (collective group of owls) rising majestically into flight.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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