Chalice Hill: Ascent & Elegy
About this work:
Publisher: Buckthorn Music Press (catalog no. 55)
Instruments: fl, ob, shofar (ram's horn), brass [picc. tpt in A, 2Bb/C tpt, 2horn, 2t. tbn, b. tbn, tuba], 2 timpani, ocean drum.
Duration: 5 min.
Premiere: commissioned by Hillcrest Church, Dallas & performed 9/1 & 2/2001
Style: Inspirational, fanfare, mystical, blend of western and Hebraic modes.
Version: 14-piece ensemble
Year composed: 2001
Ensemble type: Chamber or Jazz Ensemble, Without Voice:Other Combinations, 10+ players
Instrumentation: 1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 2 Horn in F, 3 Trumpet, 3 Trombone, 1 Tuba, 2 Timpani, 1 Percussion (General)
Instrumentation notes: Shofar (ram's horn, high pitched) & an ocean drum required.