River of Life

From Wind Repertory Project
Steven Reineke

Steven Reineke

General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 4:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $68.00   |   Score Only - $6.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
French Horn I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Mark Tree
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Very dramatic and impressive debut by an extremely talented young composer. Full of soaring melodies, unique harmonies and exciting rhythms, River of Life is a quality composition that is sure to be popular for contest and concert use by bands all over the world.

River of Life was commissioned by and is dedicated to the Talawanda High School Band, Oxford, Ohio, John Purdy, director.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Youngstown (Ohio) State University Concert Band (Michael Scott Butler, conductor) - 15 October 2023
  • Clovis (Calif.) Community Band (Dan Lindstrom, conductor) - 24 April 2022
  • University of Akron (Ohio) Symphony Band (Andrew D. Feyes, conductor) - 14 February 2022
  • Colorado State University (Fort Collins) Concert Band (Erik Johnson, conductor) – 3 March 2019
  • Sacramento (Calif.) State University Concert Band (Clay Redfield, conductor)- 9 May 2018
  • Cottey College (Nevada, Mo.) Wind Ensemble (Jackie Lordo, conductor) – 14 October 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer


None discovered thus far.