IN THE BEGINNING: A Native American Legend from the Tlingit Tribe of the Northwest Coast

IN THE BEGINNING: A Native American Legend from the Tlingit Tribe of the Northwest Coast

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2-1+EH-2-2/4-2-3-1/2 per, hp/str/narrator
Instrumentation

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Alternate Title
IN THE BEGINNING: A Native American Legend from the Tlingit Tribe of the Northwest Coast
Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
24
Movements
15

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Description

Out of the Alaskan coastal wilderness, Raven creates the earth and then tricks Ganook to help him form all the rivers of the world. The story is set for orchestra and narrator, with narration in between the 15 sections of music. The piece may be performed in excerpts to fit concert programming.

Comments

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First Perfomance
Commissioned by ArtStart and the St. Paul Civic Symphony; premiered on their Young Persons Concerts Feb 2007
Recording

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Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Contributed by Glenn Welker, Indigenous People's Literature permission granted
Ensemble Type
large orchestra
Genre/Theme
Instrument
narrator-speaker(s)

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Audio
gilbertinthebeginningexcerpt.mp3
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Video

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$49.95 conductor's score, narrator script
$310.00 full set of parts with strings 87655
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