Willow Run for Saxophone and 9 Players

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Catalog numbers: 

LKMP R01550/ HL 213101

Duration (minutes): 
14
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Solo Asax(dBsax): EHn, Cl(Bb), Flg, 3 Perc, Hp, 2 DB (Db2 w/ C extension).
Commissioned by and dedicated to Ernestine Ruben, Willow Run features Solo Alto Saxophone, doubling on Baritone Saxophone, with a mixed ensemble of English Horn, Clarinet in Bb, Flugelhorn, 3 Percussionists, Harp, and 2 Double Basses (second part requires low "C" extension). Percussion requirements--Percussion 1: Vibraphone 1 (struck and bowed — shared with Percussion 2) Tamtam, Almglocken (2 octaves: C4-C6), 3 Crotales. Untuned metals station: Anvil, Brake Drum, Truck Spring, Medium Steel Pipe, Low Steel Pipe

Percussion 2: Vibraphone 1 (struck and bowed — shared with Percussion 1) Timbre-rack (i.e. an array of unpitched percussion laid out in keyboard fashion:) 2 Congas, 2 Low Log Drums, 3 Cowbells (Small, Medium & Large), 2 Temple Block (Low & Medium), 2 Bongos, Tambourine, Small Woodblock

Percussion 3: Vibraphone 2, 1 Crotale, Bass Drum, Small Cuica, Ratchet, Sand Blocks, Guiro, Castanets