Fast Flight

Fast Flight was composed for the 3rd Annual Potsdam Single Reed Summit for the Crane Wind Ensemble. Intended as an concert opener or an encore, Fast Flight was composed in June and July 2008.

audio

premiere

October 17, 2008 in Hosmer Hall, The Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY by the Crane Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Brian Doyle.

instrumentation

Piccolo
4 Flutes (1, 2)
2 Oboes (1, 2)
1 English Horn
2 Bassoons (1, 2)
1 Contrabassoon
1 E-flat Clarinet
8 B-Flat Clarinets (1, 2, 3)
2 Bass Clarinets
1 Contrabass Clarinet
4 Saxophones (SATB)
6 B-Flat Trumpets (1, 2, 3)
4 French Horns
2 Tenor Trombones (1, 2)
1 Bass Trombone
2 Euphoniums (1, 2)
2 Tubas (1, 2)
Timpani
5 Percussionists
Anvil
Large Bass Drum
Suspended Cymbal
Crash Cymbal
4 Roto Toms
Snare Drum
Tam-tam
5 Temple Blocks
Tenor Drum
2 Tom-toms
Triangle
Whip
Glockenspiel
Vibraphone
Xylophone
Piano
Harp

duration

3'15''

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