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night watchmen (part 2: scenes from childhood)

Night Watchmen (Part 2: Scenes from Childhood)
$115

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what you get

  • Downloadable PDF Score & Parts for "Night Watchmen"
  • Streamed audio interviews with trumpet soloist, Ingrid Jensen, about improvising on this piece. Interview with guitarist, Ben Monder
  • Streamed video discussion of Maria discussing the rehearsal of this piece
  • Tour of "Windom" video (Maria's hometown that inspired this piece and all the movements of "Scenes from Childhood"
   This project was completed on 5/21/2008    read more

Recorded on Coming About, "Night Watchman" is an evocative piece that features tenor and trumpet (Rich Perry and Tim Hagans on the recording). If you have a good electric bass player, it's a good piece to kind-of feature them on, but we often play it with acoustic bass as well. For solos, I sometimes switch things up and have the first (tenor) solo played on soprano.

Although "Night Watchmen" is the middle movement of the suite "Scenes from Childhood," we often play it alone. You'll want to be sure to have to have a pretty strong brass section for this piece. It takes endurance to get through without fizzling at the end.

When you purchase this piece, you'll get access to a video where I talk about how I rehearse this piece, and you can also stream audio of interviews with Ingrid Jensen (trumpet) about playing on this piece, as well as an interview with Ben Monder (guitar).

REED DOUBLES

  1. flute, soprano
  2. soprano
  3. clarinet
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