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Desert Sage

“…a suite of four American ‘cowboy’ folk songs…”

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Desert Sage

Program Note

By Michael Markowski

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Commissioned By

Commissioned by the Tartell Family in 2022 to honor their love of music and the Westchester Symphonic Winds. Curt Ebersole, conductor and music director.

Publisher

Markowski Creative (ASCAP)

Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute 1 & 2
Oboe 1 & 2
English Horn
Bassoon 1 & 2
B-flat Clarinet 1 – 3
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone 1 & 2
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone

B-flat Trumpet 1 – 3
Horn 1 – 4
Trombone 1 & 2
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass

Timpani
Percussion 1: Crotales, Anvil (or Brake Drum), Glockenspiel, Tam-tam, Chimes
Percussion 2: Vibraphone, Suspended Cymbal, Xylophone, Large Triangle
Percussion 3: Marimba, Bass Drum, Triangle, Chimes, Crash Cymbals, Slapstick, Tam-tam
Percussion 4: Chimes, Sleigh Bells, Wood Block, Crash Cymbals, Finger Cymbals, Snare Drum, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Splash Cymbal, Hi-Hat
Percussion 5: Tam-tam, Low Tom, Bass Drum

Errata

No known errata.

Year Completed

2022

WeightN/A
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