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Steel

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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
Low Woodwinds (Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone)
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F
Trombone I
Trombone II/Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Brake Drum
  • China Cymbals
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Third in the composer’s “machine” series (following Afterburn and Adrenaline Engines), Steel is an energetic concert opener that contains exciting percussion writing, interesting use of syncopation, motivic development, and multiple time signature changes. Like any great composition, Steel strikes a perfect mix of variety and repetition, and is totally compelling in its melodic and rhythmic infectiousness.

- Program Note from publisher


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Media


State Ratings

  • Louisiana: III
  • Texas: III. Complete.


Performances

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