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Dusk (symphony orchestra)


This simple, chorale-like work captures the reflective calm of dusk, paradoxically illuminated by the fiery hues of sunset. I’m always struck by the dual nature of this experience, as if witnessing an event of epic proportions silently occurring in slow motion. Dusk is intended as a short, passionate evocation of this moment of dramatic stillness.

This is a transcription of the band work of the same name.

Genres:   Lyrical

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General Info

Year(s) composed: 2008

Duration: 06:00

Technical Info

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Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Clarinet in Bb 1
Clarinet in Bb 2 (dbl. Bb Bass Clar.)

Horn in F 1
Horn in F 2
Horn in F 3
Horn in F 4
Bb Trumpet 1
Bb Trumpet 2
Bb Trumpet 3
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Trombone 3

Percussion: Vibraphone / Crash Cymbal Percussion 2: Sus. Cymbal Percussion 3: Bass Dr.

Harp (optional)


Difficulty: Youth