Drums of Summer for Chorus and Winds

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EBM EBM0630115/ HL 45276

Duration (minutes): 
22
Detailed Instrumentation: 
SATB chamber choir (4 vcs per part)/ 2(2dPicc).2(2dEH).2(+BCl.+CBCl).2(2dCBsn): 2.2.2.1.+Euph StrBs: Perc(5)
This composition for SATB chamber choir and wind ensemble takes text from four different writers for each of its movements: I. The Walden Pond Parade (Thoreau), II. Hermanitos (Torres), III. Dark Girl (Bontemps), IV. River-bed (Paz). Commissioned by the Meadows Wind Ensemble, Dallas Texas Jack Delaney, director. Premiered and recorded in 1997, and it received a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 1998.