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Ricercare (Stamp)

From Wind Repertory Project
Jack Stamp

Jack Stamp


General Info

Year: 1999 / 2001
Duration: C. 6:25
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Cowbell
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Ratchet
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-Tom
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A ricercare originally referred to a composition of an introductory nature. It later meant a "free" composition resembling a fugue. This work is a series of imitative episodes based on the opening English horn motive and features syncopation and meter changes.

- Program Note by publisher


Ricercare displays several of Stamp's characteristic compositional techniques and in many ways is microcosm of his oeuvre. The piece displays the composer's harmonic vocabulary, rhythmic energy, and thematic efficiency. In this case, Ricercare has historical significance.

- Program Note from Teaching Music through Performance in Band


In memory of Robert Linn.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP II
  • Kansas: IV
  • Louisiana: IV
  • Michigan: Senior High AA
  • North Carolina: VI
  • Texas: IV. Complete


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of North Texas (Denton) University Band (Kelly Desjardins, conductor) – 14 November 2018
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, Penn.) Symphony Band (Jason Worzbyt, conductor) – 4 March 2017


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Jack Stamp website
  • Stamp, J. (2003). Ricercare [score]. Kjos: San Diego, Calif.
  • Stowman, William. "Ricercare." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 6, edit. & comp. by Richard Miles, 541-548. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2007.