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Rebekah Driscoll

Rebekah Driscoll

General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Rebekah Driscoll Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score - $20.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bongos
  • Brake Drum
  • Guiro
  • Kick Drum
  • Maracas
  • Snare Drum
  • Tom Toms
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This piece is about seismic forces: the energy that causes earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, geysers, and hot springs. The opening motives in the brass and timpani represent this energy, perhaps in the form of lava, swirling and bubbling below the surface of the earth. It is present throughout the piece, sometimes an undercurrent to lively activity, sometimes a distant echo in an otherwise serene landscape. Like the forces they represent, these motives command our attention when they are most disruptive, but they can cause startling outcomes even when we fail to notice them.

-Program Note by Rebekah Driscoll

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