Wood Notes

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William Grant Still

William Grant Still (trans. Stan Mauldin)

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General Info

Year: 1948 / 1959 / 2022
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Small orchestra
Publisher: William Grant Still Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


1. Singing River
2. Autumn Night
3. Moon Dusk
4. Whippoorwill's Shoes


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Program Notes

Inspired by William Grant Still’s love of nature and K. Mitchell Pilcher’s poetry, Wood Notes is a four-movement orchestral suite. Still’s classic American style is woven into the fabric of this suite, with warm melodies and rich textures creating a truly pleasing suite of music. The work premiered in 1948 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,

- Program Note by Alex Burns


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