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Song of the Open Road (Solo Vibraphone & Band)

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Genre: Vibraphone with Wind Ensemble
# of Players: Standard + 1
Level: 5 | Duration: 10:00
Publisher: C. Alan Publications | Copyright: 2019

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  • Notes & Instrumentation

    Song of the Open Road is a colorful three-section work for solo vibraphone and wind ensemble inspired by Walt Whitman’s poem of the same title. Equally lyrical and virtuosic, this is the perfect opportunity to showcase the talents of a percussion soloist with your ensemble.

    Genre: Vibraphone with Wind Ensemble | # of Players: Standard + 1
    Level: 5 | Duration: 10:00

    Instrumentation
    Piccolo
    Flute 1
    Flute 2
    Oboe 1
    Oboe 2
    English Horn
    Bassoon 1
    Bassoon 2
    Clarinet 1
    Clarinet 2
    Clarinet 3
    Bass Clarinet
    Alto Saxophone 1
    Alto Saxophone 2
    Tenor Saxophone
    Baritone Saxophone

    Trumpet 1
    Trumpet 2
    F Horn 1
    F Horn 2
    F Horn 3
    F Horn 4
    Trombone 1
    Trombone 2
    Bass Trombone
    Euphonium
    TC Baritone
    Tuba

    Contrabass
    Harp

    Solo Vibraphone

    Timpani (4 drums)
    Mallets (Chimes, Xylophone, Glockenspiel)
    Percussion 1 (Suspended Cymbal, Snare Drum, Tam-Tam, Surdo [or small bass drum])
    Percussion 2 (Mark Tree, Triangle, 2 Woodblocks)

    Program Notes
    Inspired by the first sentences of the poem of Walt Whitman (1819 -1892) Song of the Open Road, where he describes the many choices you can make in your live, the different ways you can take, but at the end you come at the final place you should be.
    Part I: Floating on the way to...
    Part II: Circling around...
    Part III: The way to...

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