A CELEBRATION CONCERTO (past…present…future..)


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$29 conductor's score; Performance set on rental

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3 fl (3rd dbl pic), 3 ob (3rd dbl Eng hn), 3 cl (Bb), bscl, 2 asx, tsx, barsx, 3bsn, 4 hn, 3 tpt, 3 tenortbn (3rd dbl bstbn), euph, 2 tba, timp, 3Perc, solo piano, child soprano offstage

Instrumentation : 

for piano, child soprano and large wind ensemble

Duration (min): 


Movement I. “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the
beginning and the end.” (Revelation 22:13).
Interlude 1 “Ma fin est mon commencement (“My end is my beginning”)”
Movement II.“I am the door of the sheep..I am the good shepherd..”(John
10: 7-17) “Ma fin est mon commencement”
Interlude II. “I have other sheep that are not of this fold.”
Movement III. “Do not fear, only believe.” (Mark 5:36)
Interlude III. “Fare thee well and fare thee forward, Traveler!”
Movement IV. The Crystal Fountain

There are four movements, with an interlude between each. As a nod to Jerome Reed’s extensive chamber music performances, these
interludes feature various individual players from the ensemble, gathered around the keyboard.

Ensemble Type: 

wind ensemble
band/wind ensemble large
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