Please DONATE to help with maintenance and upkeep of the Wind Repertory Project!

Pele

From Wind Repertory Project
Brian Balmages

Brian Balmages


Subtitle: For Solo Horn and Wind Ensemble


General Info

Year: 2004
Duration: c. 9:50
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Canzonique Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $125.00   |   Score Only - $13.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Horn
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Sax I-II
Bb Tenor Sax
Eb Baritone Sax
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Congas
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tam
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Inspired by the Hawaiian Goddess of Fire (or Volcano Goddess) by the same name. She was passionate, volatile, and capricious. This lyrical work is an emotional rollercoaster in which we experience a glimpse of her personality, from her quiet moments to her most violent.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Wind Symphony of Clovis (Calif.) (Gary Gilroy, conductor; Elisha Wilson, horn) – 29 April 2018
  • California State University, Stanislaus, Wind Ensemble (Ramiro Barrera, conductor; Elisha Wilson, horn) – 11 May 2017
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Paul Popiel, conductor; Paul Stevens, horn) – 20 October 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Balmages, B. (2004). Pele: For Solo Horn and Wind Ensemble [score]. Canzonique Music: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.