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William Bolcom

William Bolcom


General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Edward B. Marks Company through Hal Leonard Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $50.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
C or B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chinese Cymbal
  • Glockenspiel
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tam


Errata

The soprano saxophone part does not appear in the score, but it doubles 1st trumpet, with two errors: The pickup to measure 12 should be a C natural, and the C in measure 12 should be a C natural.


Program Notes

Song (for Band) was written in honor of the retirement of H. Robert Reynolds from the directorship of the University of Michigan Bands; this song is a present for Bob. "Bandstration" realized by Manly Romero.

Program Note by William Bolcom


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Symphonic Band (Shawn Vondran, conductor) – 13 March 2020
  • University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Symphonic Winds (Colin MacKenzie, conductor) – 2 March 2020
  • Bowling Green (Ohio) State University Concert Band (Bruce Moss, conductor) – 25 November 2019
  • Illinois State University (Normal) Wind Symphony (Anthony C. Marinello, conductor) – 27 March 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Symphony Band (David Thornton, conductor) – 21 March 2019
  • Baylor University (Waco, Texas) Wind Ensemble (Eric Wilson, conductor) – 19 November 2018
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Symphonic Band (Shawn Vondran, conductor) – 16 March 2018
  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) Symphony Band (Michael Haithcock, conductor) – 2 February 2018
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) Symphonic Band (Eric M. Smedley, conductor) – 29 March 2016
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Allison Cockshaw, conductor) – 7 December 2015
  • The Tallahassee (Fla.) Winds (Patrick Dunnigan, conductor) – 9 December 2014


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