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Persistence of Time

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Jim Colonna

Jim Colonna

General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 4:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $92.00   |   Score Only (print) - $20.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
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-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • Brake Drums (4)
  • Chimes
  • Cowbell, low
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tenor Drum
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Persistence of Time features an exciting additive process that captures the audience. Exciting to play, also. An underlying feeling of movement persists throughout the piece and keeps listeners on the edge of their chairs.

- Program Note from publisher

Commissioned by PMEA District 7, Paul Grill, Host, York, Pennsylvania.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: V


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  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Symphony Band (John Climer, conductor) - 16 February 2018

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