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Searching for Lost Dreams

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Dana Wilson

Dana Wilson


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General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: 8:10
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $145.00; (digital) - $145.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Searching For Lost Dreams (2013) was commissioned for the 75th anniversary of the New Jersey All State Bands. The composer offers the following about the work:

As I began this piece, it was as though I was entering a dream. The music was atmospheric, undefined, and somewhat disorienting. Gradually the material became more focused, but just in time to switch to a very different – though related – sound world, which became the second movement. There was an overall poignancy and dramatic shape to the music that suggested the title that currently exists.

- Program Note from University of North Texas Wind Symphony concert program, 17 November 2016


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

A complete list of Dana Wilson's compositions may be found here:


Resources

  • Dana Wilson website
  • Townsend, Jacqueline. "Searching for Lost Dreams." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 11, Compiled and edited by Richard Miles, 633-640. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2018.
  • Wilson, D. (2017). Searching for Lost Dreams [score]. Hendon Music: New York.