Weait - Quadruplets for 4 Treble Clef Instruments (1'15)

First full score page to Weait - Quadruplets for 4 Treble Clef Instruments
SKU: [1203D]

There’s a longish story behind the title Quadruplets. It was originally entitled Couplets for four oboes, a transcription and higher transposition of earlier compositions of the same title for various double reed combinations. Couplets was invited by Yu-Hey Sze of the Hong Kong Kamerata as a demonstration piece for the oboe section of the Macau Youth Orchestra. When my wife, the logical one in our marriage, saw the score she said, “But it’s not couplets, it's quadruplets”. Hence, the new title.

$10.00

Weait - 24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets

First full score page to Weait - 24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets
SKU: [0807]

Introductory price until 11:59pm December 16, 2016.

24 Very Short Woodwind Quintets for musicianship, ensemble playing and sight-reading allows quintets to develope better musicianship, finer ensemble playing and a clearer understanding of musical notation.

The pieces, none longer than a minute-and-a-half in length, gradually increase the difficulty of rhythms, meters, dynamics and technical demands. Can be played by coached or uncoached ensembles. The full score contains a review of articulation and accent notation.

$29.00

Weait - Denotations for 12 Unpitched Percussion (5'06)

Page 24 of score to Weait - Denotations for 12 Unpitched Percussion.
SKU: [1611]

Denotations is a single movement for 12 unpitched percussion instruments based on recurring rhythmic patterns that occur throughout the work. It is scored for castanets, claves, handclaps (2 or more players), triangle, tambourine, temple blocks (5), high, medium and low wood blocks, snare drum, hi-hat and bass drum.

$25.00

Weait - Carols for Band (11'20)

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SKU: [1602]

Carols for Band is a transcription of Christmas Suite for Orchestra [9804] made at the request of Larry Klabunde for performance by the Westerville Concert Band in December, 2016. Three movements are based on historic carols: 1. The London Waits ("Past Three O'Clock on a Cold, Frosty Morning"). 2. Huron Carol (Jesous Ahatonia) attributed to Jean de Brébeuf (1593-1649) and 3. Patapan (attributed to Bernard de la Monnoye 1641 - 1728). The English horn has prominent solos in the second movement.

$40.00

Weait - Christmas Suite for Orchestra (11'20)

Score page of Weait - Christmas Suite for Orchestra
SKU: [9804]

There are three movements based on historic carols: 1. The London Waits ("Past Three O'Clock on a Cold, Frosty Morning"). 2. Huron Carol (Jesous Ahatonia) attributed to Jean de Brébeuf (1593-1649) and 3. Patapan (attributed to Bernard de la Monnoye (1641 - 1728). It was first performed under my direction at Cristmas concerts in Gray Chapel, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio by the Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra in 1998.

$40.00

Weait - Processional for band (5'40)

SKU: [6110D]

The Processional is my first extensive, non-class-assignment composition. It was written in the days between exam week and my college graduation in June, 1961. It was performed later that summer by the Westchester Pops Band at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla, New York. It has gone through a number of revisions since then. One observant musician thought it typical of pieces written in the 1960's with quartal and quintal harmonies.

$40.00

Weait - Off the Beaten Path. Song Cycle for Voice, Viola and Percussion (14'40)

Score of Weait - Off the Beaten Path Song Cycle No. 7. "The Clock Strikes One" (Emily Dickinson)
SKU: 1523

The song cycle "Off the Beaten Path" for Medium Voice, Viola and Percussion was composed in 2015 at the suggestion of the dedicatee, violist Steven Wedell. There are five songs and four instrumental movements: 1. Prelude (Va, Perc, 0'47); 2. Psalm 61[Peterson] (Vce, Va, Perc, 2'09); 3. Solo (Va, 1'43); 4. The Road Not Taken [Frost] (Vce, Va, 3'27); 5. Solo (Perc, 1'23); 6. When Bells Stop Ringing [Dickinson] (Vce, Va, Perc, 1'08); 7. The Clock Strikes One [Dickinson] (Vce, Va, Perc, 1'19); 8. Duo (Va, Perc, 1'43); 9. Psalm 100 [Peterson] (Vce, Va, Perc, 1'30).

$40.00

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