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Prospect Hill

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Kathryn Salfelder

Kathryn Salfelder


Subtitle: Flourish for Brass


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 1:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kon Brio
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $55.00; (digital) $30.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Trumpet I-VI
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Tuba


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A stone citadel, constructed in 1903, sits atop Prospect Hill in Somerville, Mass. This edifice commemorates the fortification of the hill during the Revolutionary War, where tradition tells of George Washington raising the first Grand Union Flag on January 1, 1776. Residents of Somerville commemorate this anniversary every New Year's Day with readings, songs, a reenactment in colonial garb, and a military salute with a commemorative flag raised atop the tower. Recent structural renovations allow the monument to once again open to the public, providing sweeping views of the Boston skyline.

Prospect Hill was written for Charles Peltz and the New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble for their May 2016 performance, "From Steeples and Mountains: A New England Sampler," at the Ottawa National Arts Center.

- Program Note from score


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Delaware (Newark) Wind Ensemble (Lauren Reynolds, conductor) - 6 May 2022
  • Interlochen (Mich.) Arts Camp Faculty Brass and Percussion Ensemble (Matthew Schlomer, conductor) – 2 July 2019
  • Baylor University (Waco, Tx.) Wind Ensemble) (J. Eric Wilson, conductor) – 21 April 2018
  • New England Conservatory (Boston, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (Charles Peltz, conductor) – 15 February 2018
  • Boston University (Mass.) Wind Ensemble (David Martins, conductor) – 16 November 2017
  • New England Conservatory (Boston, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (Charles Peltz, conductor) – 10 May 2016 *Premiere Performance*


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