Silverwood

John W.N. Palmer
Compositeur
John W.N. Palmer
Date de composition : 2014
Durée: 00:03:03
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation no. 1:
  • 1 x Flûte
  • 3 x Clarinette
  • 1 x Clarinette basse
  • 1 x Basson
  • 3 x Saxophone
  • 1 x Cor
  • 2 x Trompette
  • 1 x Trombone
  • 2 x Baryton/Euphonium
  • 1 x Tuba
  • 1 x Timbales
  • 5 x Percussion
Instrumentation no. 2:
  • 1 x Harmonie
Cliquez ici pour télécharger l'œuvre intégrale (7.61 Mb - version non imprimable)

Notes de programme :
Silverwood (2014)

Land of the Silver Birch is a traditional Canadian folk song set to the words of a poem by the 19th Century Six Nations poet E. Pauline Johnson (Emily Pauline Johnson, aka Tekahionwake, was born near Brantford, Ont., the daughter of an English-woman and a Mohawk chief. 1861-1913). Published by Edith Fulton Fowke (Literary Editor) and Richard Johnston (Music Editor)in Folk Songs Of Canada, pp.190-191 (Waterloo Music Company, Waterloo, Ontario, 1954)

At the age of 31 when her society expected her to marry and have children, she began to tour the country. She gave popular recitals of her poetry, comedy routines and plays from Halifax to Vancouver. She was the first Native poet to have her work published in Canada. She was also one of the few female writers at the time who could make an independent living from what she wrote and performed. Pauline Johnson was proud of her Native heritage and wrote that "My aim, my joy, my pride is to sing the glories of my own people."

It is sometimes sung to keep time while canoeing, and sometimes sung at campfires in a round. It is in Aeolian, or Natural Minor, but there are numerous variations in the harmonies.

I have included simple traditional rhythm patterns to help maintain a steady rhythmic, dance-like pulse. The pentatonic accompaniment enhances the folk-song flavour of the melody. I have also created a contrasting middle section that is meant to complement the original melody.

INFOS SUR LE CATALOGUE :

  • Cote:
  • MI 1800 P1745si
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles
  • Date d'acquisition :
  • October 16, 2014
  • Type:
  • Partition, éditée
  • Description physique :
  • 1 score (9 p.) ;
    9 pages
    Hauteur: 30 cm
    Largeur: 23 cm
    Nombre total de pages des parties: 25
    23 parts ([25] p.) ;
    Hauteur: 30 cm
    Largeur: 23 cm
  • Renseignements supplémentaires :

Demandez une consultation au sujet du répertoire
Suggérer une modification à cette entrée

Disponible Pour :

  • Prêt de la musicothèque
  • Service d’impression sur demande
  • Service de location
Produits disponibles pour cette pièce :

TitreDétailsPrixAjouter ce produit
Silverwood : Partition
Partition
(Format PDF téléchargeable)
$9.99
Silverwood de John W.N. Palmer (Partition et Parties)
L'impression sur demande
$33.99
Silverwood de John W.N. Palmer (Partition)
L'impression sur demande
$12.99
Silverwood : Partition et parties
Score and Parts
(Format PDF téléchargeable)
$25.99
Silverwood Vous pouvez obtenir une copie papier de cette œuvre pour:
  • Loan (free)
  • Rental
en cliquant sur la touche Ajouter à la liste de demandes à droite
--