And When The River Told (Score & Parts) - Faber Brass Band Series (Paperback)Simon Dobson (author)
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And When the River Told was commissioned by the Scottish Brass Band Association for the Scottish Open Championship, held on 20th November 2012 at the Perth Concert Hall. This colourful work takes one of Scotland's great rivers, the Tay, as its subject.
Brass Band Grade 6: Championship.
Duration: 13 Minutes.
Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 1200 g
Dimensions: 297 x 210 mm
This is a highly individual and original work. At times almost overpowering in its layering, there is also much delicacy and tranquillity in the music too and the quasi-narrative structure of the music, as well as the personification of the eponymous river, is hugely compelling.
Brass Band World Magazine, November 2010
And When The River Told is a vividly dramatic and multi-layered score......Every player from soprano cornet to 3rd percussion has a significant role to play in projecting the music's fast moving imagery and expressive range. However, it is far from being simply a player-dominated work. Striking the right balance between power and attack on the one hand and conveying delicate, haunting atmosphere on the other......
British Bandsman, November 2010