5/4/10 3:33 PM Alison Farley, Assistant director symphonic band RUAH: Wind and Spirit (holy spirit) Who is performing? UW wind ensemble Symphonic band Concert band UW choirs Men?s glee club This is a collaboration concert Wind Ensemble They will be performing 2 pieces ?Angels in the architecture? By composer Frank Ticheli from USC Premeired by a massed band of American and Australian students at the Sydney opera House on July 6 2008 Features a solo vocalist?Joyce Guyer, Assistant Professor of Voice Representations found throughout(Angel and Light) Song Quotations ?The Future of Fire? Composed by Zhou Long Commissioned by the Tokyo Philharmonic and premiered in October 2001 Features the UW Chamber Singers Based Chinese folk tunes from the Shanxi Provence Heavy Drums Symphonic Band They will be performing 3 pieces ?The Last Words of David? Randall Thompson ?Liturgical Music for Band? Martin Mailman ?The Last Words of David? By Randall Thompson in 1949 Can be performed by many different ensembles Symphonic Band and Men?s Glee Club will be collaborating Although it is based on biblical verse, it is still performed in school settings, very accessible for many choirs His most popular piece ?Liturgical Music for Band? Composed by Martin Mailman Premired by the Greenville County High School band(Emporia,VA) in 1963 Based on 4 parts of the Mass 1) Introit 2) Kyrie 3) Gloria 4) Alleluia ?Chorale and Allelua? Composed by Howard Hanson Premire give by the U.S. Marine Band at the American Bandmasters Conference in February 1954 Comprised of 2 main sections: 1)Chorale 2)Alleluia Concert Band Performing two pieces ?Hold this Boy and Listen? ?Three Chorale Preludes? ?Hold this Boy and Listen? Composed by Carter Pann Commissioned by the Colorado Wind Ensemble and premiered in 2008 Soft and subdued piece written for Pann?s third nephew Sentiment Sit down and come out what he thinks Lyrical, many moods Goal: give young band the chance ?Three Chorale Preludes? Composed by William Latham of University of North Taxes Written in 18th century style Based on three familiar chorale melodies *?Break Forth O Beautious Heavenly Light? *?My heart is filled with Longing? *?Now Thank We All Our God? Same tunes were also used by Bach and Brahms Conducting Crescendo?getting louder Decrescendo?getting softer Right hand?show beats Left hand?dynamics, cueing, stylistic nuances ICTUS
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