Arctic dreams

Composition Date: 1991
Revision Date: 1991
Duration: 00:27:00
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 6 x Flute
  • 3 x Oboe
  • 7 x Clarinet
  • 2 x Bass clarinet
  • 4 x Bassoon
  • 3 x Saxophone
  • 6 x Horn
  • 6 x Trumpet
  • 6 x Trombone
  • 2 x Baritone/Euphonium
  • 2 x Tuba
  • 6 x Percussion
  • 1 x Harp
  • 1 x Unspecified keyboard
  • 1 x Soprano
  • 2 x Violin
  • 1 x Viola
  • 1 x Violoncello
  • 2 x Double bass
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Band
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CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 1800 C695ar
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • March 21, 1996
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score ([3], 128 p.);
    131 Pages
    Height: 43 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • 6 flutes (4,5,6 Parts dbl. alto, all dbl. picc), 3 oboes, 6 B-flat clarinets, bass clar., Bb contrabass clar., 3 bsn., contrabassoon, soprano sax., alto sax., baritone sax., 6 trumpets, 6 horns, 6 trombones (2 are bass tbns.), euphoniums, 2 tubas, 1 keyboard player on celeste and piano, harp, 2 contrabassi and the following percussion: 6 players playing timpani, bongoes, 2 conga drums, 2 piccolo snares, 2 concert snares, 2 field drums, 2 bass drums, 3 large cymbals, medium gong, large gong, 2 water gongs, 2 triangles, a string of free-hanging bells, 2 sets of sleigh bells, medium alarm bell, reco-reco, sandpaper blocks, lion's roar, crotales, glockenspiel, Parsifal bells (thick-barred glockenspiel), vibraphone, 2 sets of chimes and xylophone. Also E-flat clarinet.
    Parts available on rental from the composer.
    Duration: 27:00
    Commissioned by James Keene for the 100th anniversary of the University of Illinois Symphonic and Concert Bands.
    Tone poem for symphonic wind ensemble.
    Inuit Landscape -- Throat singing with laughter -- Whispering voices -- Polar night -- Spring light -- The hunt -- Drum dancer.
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