The Moon Reflected in Twin Ponds

The Moon Reflected in Twin Ponds

Traditional Chinese / arr. Donald Coakley Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts Grade: 3 Item: 81-CB2791
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The Moon Reflected In Twin Ponds was commissioned for the Dr. Norman Bethune Collegiate Concert Band, in Toronto, Canada. This school has a large Chinese population and it seemed fitting to write a work that spoke to the Chinese culture. This folksong has been used to create a work that utilizes voices, graphic notation, and Chinese percussion instruments in its realization. Noteworthy, among the Chinese instruments used in this setting, is the erhu. The erhu is a two stringed violin held vertically on the knees, and played with a bow, like the western violin. If conductors have access to someone who can play this instrument, it will provide an affective, authentic and evocative addition to the performance of The Moon Reflected in Twin Ponds.


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Series: Eighth Note Publications
Arranged by: Donald Coakley
Ensemble: Concert Band
Format: Conductor Score & Parts
Item Number: 81-CB2791
ISBN 10: 1-55472-643-3
ISBN 13: 978-1-55472-643-1

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