Melting of the Winter's Snow

Price: 
$129.00
Item Code:
04470
Composer: 
Stamp, Jack
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

A stark opening by 5 brake drums in "surround sound" sets the tone for this piece for soprano and wind ensemble. Melting of the Winter's Snow is dramatic and cold but becomes increasingly warm as the piece moves forward and ends with a majestic fanfare.

Grade Level: 4
Copyright: 1999
Number of Players: Standard + 1
Duration: 7:50

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Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute 1/2
Oboe 1/2
Bassoon 1/2
Bb Clarinet 1
Bb Clarinet 2/3
Bass Clarinet
Contrabass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone 1/2
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet 1
Bb Trumpet 2/3
Horns 1/2
Trombone 1/2
Trombone 3
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani (suspended cymbal, wind chimes)
Percussion 1 (brake drum, bells, guiro)
Percussion 2 (brake drum, bell tree, tam-tam, triangle, suspended cymbal, crash cymbals)
Percussion 3 (brake drum, vibraphone, claves)
Percussion 4 (brake drum, chimes, finger cymbals, wind chimes)