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Synergistic Parable

From Wind Repertory Project
David Sartor

David Sartor


General Info

Year: 1985
Duration: c. 15:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Metamorphic Music
Cost: Score & Parts - $150.00   |   Score Only - $30.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II-III (III doubles piccolo)
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass (optional)
Timpani (4)
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel (Bells)
  • Gong (Tam Tam, large)
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Synergism indicates that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In Synergistic Parable, as each thematic component evolves it becomes part of the total vocabulary of the work. As ideas are explored and restated, they are viewed with greater perspective.

Synergistic Parable was written for John P. Paynter and the Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and was premiered by this ensemble. The work subsequently won First Place in the American Bandmasters Association /Ostwald Band Composition Contest and was performed by the U.S. Marine Corps Concert Band in Washington D.C. and at the ABA National Convention in Knoxville, Tennessee. Additionally, the piece won the Appalachian State University Wind Ensemble Composition Contest, with a resultant performance by the Appalachian State University Wind Ensemble.

-Program Note by David Sartor


Awards


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Indiana Wind Symphony (Charles Conrad, conductor) - 21 March 2010
  • Middle Tennessee State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Reed Thomas, conductor) - 13 November 2009
  • California State University Concert Band (David Sartor, conductor) - 5 June 2004


Works for Winds by this Composer


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