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Prevailing Light (flex)

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Chris Evan Hass

Chris Evan Hass


Subtitle: For 4-Part Flex Band


General Info

Year: 2021
Duration: c. 2:10x
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Murphy Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I
  • B-flat Trumpet I
  • Xylophone

Part 2

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet II
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet II
  • Horn in F

Part 3

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium

Part 4

  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Tuba

Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Marimba (or Vibraphone)
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle


Errata

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Program Notes

Prevailing Light is a song of hope and resilience, dedicated to the students of all ages who adapted to the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. This work illustrates the perseverance that students exhibited throughout the affected school years through its optimistic and empowering tone. A bouncy ostinato appears throughout the piece, switching roles between melody and accompaniment, which represents the constant passage of time as society begins to move forward in the face of adversity.

- Program Note from publisher


Written for Jessi Wallace and the Decatur Middle School Band.

- Program Note from score


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