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Symphony III (Whitwell)

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David Whitwell

David Whitwell


Subtitle: Meditations on Hamlet


General Info

Year: 1989 / 2016
Duration: c. 16:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Maxime's Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $100.00   |   Score Only - $35.00


Movements

1. When churchyards yawn, and Hell itself breathes out
2. Thoughts Beyond the Reaches of our Souls
3. Good Night, Sweet Prince


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This symphony came to mind after I attended a performance of Shakespeare’s famous play. Although the symphony was never intended to reflect the play itself, the music came to mind after three lines of text seemed to stay with me.

- Program Note by composer


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State Ratings

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Performances

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