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Sòlas Ané

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Samuel Hazo

Samuel Hazo


Subtitle: Gaelic: Yesterday's Joy


General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: c. 4:35
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 Contra Alto 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
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba (String Bass)
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Tom, medium large


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

With a unique blend of flowing lines and lush textures coupled with dynamic Celtic drumming, Hazo has created a very stylized and effective setting for wind band. Interspersed are quiet moments with soloistic woodwind lines that contrast nicely with the emotional full band passages.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned for the 2005-2006 Oswego High School Wind Symphony of Osego, Ill., Margene Pappas, director, upon the celebration of her career in music education.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Louisiana: III
  • Maryland: IV
  • Mississippi: VI-A
  • North Carolina: V


Performances

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  • Torrey Pines High School (San Diego, Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Amy Gelb, conductor) – 6 June 2019
  • Hoke County High School (Raeford, N.C.) Wind Ensemble (DeVon Pickett, conductor) – 29 April 2019
  • Ithaca (N.Y.) College Campus Band (Benjamin Rochford, conductor) – 11 October 2018
  • Appalachian State University (Boone, N.C.) Symphony Band (John Stanley Ross, conductor) – 22 February 2018
  • Phoenix (N.Y.) Community Band (David Frateschi, conductor) – 6 November 2017
  • Whitman College (Walla Walla, Wash.) Wind Ensemble (Gary Gemberling, conductor) – 21 April 2017
  • Grand View University (Des Moines, IA) Wind Ensemble (Jayson Gerth, guest conductor) - 26 February 2017
  • University of Illinois (Champaign) Hindsley Symphonic Band (Barry Houser, conductor) – 3 December 2016
  • University of Arizona (Tucson) Wind Symphony (Chad Shoopman, conductor) – 1 December 2016
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, Penn.) Night Owls Campus Community Band (Michael Davis, conductor) – 5 December 2015
  • Colorado Wind Ensemble (Denver) (Alan Mills, conductor) - 14 February 2015
  • Ohlone Wind Orchestra (Fremont Calif.) (Tony Clements, conductor) - 2 November 2014
  • Royal Wind Orchestra of Horst, The Netherlands (Steven Walker, conductor) - 20 November 2011
  • Three Oaks Senior High (Summerside, PEI) Grade 11-12 Senior Concert Band (Krista Caruthers, Conductor) - May 2011


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Hazo, S. (2006). Sòlas Ané: Yesterday's Joy [score]. Musicworks: Milwaukee, Wisc.