Breaking Their Hold

Price: 
$112.00

Breaking Their Hold

Arranger/Composer: 

Taylor, Noah D.

Item Code:
21050
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

Breaking Their Hold is a bold and aggressive work for orchestra. The intense percussion and dramatic themes are sure to move any audience.

Program Notes

Breaking Their Hold is a bold and aggressive work for orchestra. The intense percussion and dramatic themes are sure to move any audience. Based on a theme written when Noah D. Taylor was a young student, this work was composed for the Westland High School Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Carol Hayward.

A musical story about overcoming powerful opposition and constraint, the juxtaposition of a lush, romantic melody and a forceful rhythmic drive in this work evokes both struggle and triumph.

Grade Level: 3
Copyright: 2014
Number of Players: Standard
Duration: 5:00

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    Instrumentation

    Flute 1/2
    Oboe 1/2
    B-flat Clarinet 1/2
    Bassoon 1/2

    Horn in F 1/2
    Horn in F 3/4
    B-flat Trumpet 1/2
    Trombone 1/2
    Bass Trombone
    Tuba

    Harp

    Violin 1
    Violin 2
    Viola
    Cello
    Bass

    Timpani (4 drums)
    Percussion 1 (snare drum)
    Percussion 2 (crash cymbals, bass drum)
    Chimes and Bells