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Rumble on the High Plains

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Michael Sweeney

Michael Sweeney


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General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c.7:08
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00   |   Score Only - $10 .00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba/String Bass
Percussion (9 players):

  • Percussion I (2 players): Snare Drum, Wood Block, Rain Stick, 2 Bass Drums (2nd drum optional)
  • Percussion II (2 players): Cowbell, Timbales, Crash Cymbals, 2 Brake Drums, Triangle, Metal Trash Can
  • Percussion III (2 Players): Mark Tree, 2 Toms, Gong, Suspended Cymbal, Metal Trash Can
  • Mallet Percussion (2 Players): Bells, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Shaker, 2 Toms
  • Timpani

Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Masterful and creative, this descriptive work depicts the tumultuous storms that frequent the plains of Kansas as well as the emotional and civil storms of the early days of statehood.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the Pratt (KS.) H.S. Band, Don Buhler, Director

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


References

  • Sweeney, M. (2005). Rumble on the High Plains [score]. Musicworks: Milwaukee, Wisc.