Hope

Grade

Duration

Ensemble

3.5

3' 48"

Concert Band

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Hope was written during the summer of the Covid 19 pandemic.  While not written to directly respond to the crisis, it is meant to be a piece that inspires hope in anyone who needs it.

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The opening chord progression introduces the harmonic language of the piece, after which a trumpet solo hints at the main theme.  The full ensemble then presents this theme along with a secondary theme before a return to the ethereal opening.  This provides a solo opportunity for the flute to develop the main theme which ultimately leads to a climactic return of the opening theme.  The piece ends with the brass presenting a thematic fragment over a descending harmonic progression finishing with a full band chord held until it disappears.

Ordering Information

Digital orders will be emailed to you as pdf files.  Each digital order will come with one pdf file per part, as well as a conductor's score.  The purchaser has the right to print copies of the pdf files for their, or their ensemble's, use only.  All copies remain part of the original purchase.

Print orders will be shipped by Canada Post.  Please contact me if you require other shipping methods.  Each print order will come with one copy of each part, as well as a conductor's score.  The purchaser has the right to make copies of the print files for their, or their ensemble's, use only.  All copies remain part of the original purchase.

Any copies required outside of the original purchase must be bought separately; for example, scores needed for festival adjudicators, exams, personal copies, etc. must be original, purchased scores.

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