Grade level: 3+

Duration: ~5'

Echoes From Our Past - All Parts

  • ‘Echoes from Our Past’ reflects looking on a long, varied, and honest life lived. The piece features slow, expressive, and intense build-ups of sound, unconventional chord progressions, and requires the utmost patience, delicacy, and sensitivities to perform. Both the players and the audience are tasked with the challenge of waiting, pacing, and loving each and every note on the page. There are many moments in this piece that take unexpected turns, that create beautiful soundscapes and feelings throughout.

  • 2 Flutes

    2 Oboes

    English Horn (optional - all crucial notes cued in alto sax)

    2 Bassoons Contrabassoon (optional - all crucial notes cued in tuba) 3 Bb Clarinets

    Bb Bass Clarinet Bb or Eb Contrabass Clarinet (optional - all crucial notes cued in tuba)

    2 Eb Alto Saxophones

    Bb Tenor Saxophone

    Eb Baritone Saxophone

    3 Bb Trumpets

    4 Horns in F

    3 Tenor Trombones



    Double Bass

    Timpani (Low to high: G, C, D, E)


    Percussion 1: Wind Chimes, Crash Cymbals, Suspended Cymbals

    Percussion 2: Suspended Cymbal

    Percussion 3: Glockenspiel, Marimba

    Percussion 4: Vibraphone

    Percussion 5: Large Bass Drum