Day Dreams

Day Dreams

By Dana Wilson Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts Grade: 5 (Difficult) Item: 00-29637
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This work was commissioned in honor of the 75th birthday of the wonderful conductor Frank Battisti. It is based entirely on the musical pitches extracted from his name (FFrAAnk BABAttisti), forming the musical motive F A B A. In order to recognize the arc of his life and career, Day Dreams traces a metaphorical day. The movement titles all come from Thoreau’s Walden---a place very close to where Frank spent a good part of his life. The work begins with a dramatic sunrise. The second movement represents morning (or youth), and juxtaposes two extremely contrasting and seemingly irreconcilable types of material, typical of that stage of life. The third movement explores the afternoon (adulthood), a period of sophisticated balancing of life’s many forces. The final movement is a sunset, with each individual player saying goodbye.


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Series: Donald Hunsberger Wind Library
Composed by: Dana Wilson
Ensemble: Concert Band
Format: Conductor Score & Parts
Page Count: 436
Item Number: 00-29637
ISBN 10: 0-7390-5094-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-5094-1
UPC: 038081318110

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