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Time Streams (After Tricycle)

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Andrew Boysen, Jr.

Andrew Boysen Jr.

General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kjos Music Press
Cost: Score & Parts - $75.00   


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contra Alto Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium(Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • China Cymbal
  • Sandpaper Blocks
  • Marimba
  • Tom-Tom
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Metal Music Stand (bowed)
  • Vibraphone
  • Snare Drum
  • Bass Drum
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Suspended Cymbal


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The composition process for Time Streams (After Tricycle) began with a simple question, "What if...?" I wondered what would happen if I took the opening measures, climactic measures, and basic compositional materials from a piece I had written in the past and attempted to "start over." I wanted to see how differently the piece might turn out, even with many of its basic elements remaining the same, if I allowed that material to take on a different life. In this way, the new piece represents a sort of alternate reality, or time stream. This new "version" of Tricycle is much darker than its predecessor, and contains more of a sense of transformation over the course of the piece, moving from dark to light.

-Program note by Andrew Boysen, Jr.

Commissioned by the Southwest Iowa Honor Band.

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