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Such Small Things

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Nathan Daughtrey

Nathan Daughtrey


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

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Program Notes

A touching work written as a gift by the composer to his baby daughter. The sweeping ballad simultaneously celebrates the anticipation of life and the joy that her life has brought into the world. Sparkling percussion and rich brass and woodwinds make this a real treat for the listener.

- Program Note by publisher


For Penelope.

- Program Note from score


My favorite moment every morning comes when my four-month-old daughter, Penelope, wakes up full of smiles and optimism. The title, Such Small Things, comes from a StoryPeople print that hangs in her nursery. Brian Andreas's words perfectly capture the anticipation of her arrival into this world.

"Such Small Things" by Brian Andreas
For a long time,
there were only your footprints & laughter
in our dreams &
even from such small things,
we knew we could not wait
to love you forever.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

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