Project Description

Wind Ensemble. (1997) 17′

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Recordings

Band Songs (2005)

Rugters Wind Ensemble, William Berz, cond.

Instrumentation
Fl-2 Ob BbCl-3 BCl CACl Bsn ASx-2 TSx BSx | Hn-2 Tpt-2 Tbn-2 Euph Tuba | Timp Perc-4


Commission
Harwood Junior High School Band (Bedford, TX), Christopher Ferrell, cond.; Joe Gunn, former conductor.


Errata




Movements

  1. Quiet Song
  2. Song with Variations
  3. Heart Song


Program Note
The title “Heart Songs” comes from the image of watering the tree of life with the blood of the heart. It is my hope with this music to provide a substantial and deeply-felt piece for young players. The second and third songs are based on melodies from the 371 Chorales by J.S. Bach.