For Wind Ensemble

Dan Welcher

Full Score - Study
Performing Ensemble: Wind Ensemble
Item Number: 465-00013
Number of Pages: 60
Duration: 0:14:00
Publisher: Elkan-Vogel, Inc.
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

Following a celebrated series of wind ensemble tone poems about national parks in the American West, Dan Welcher’s Upriver celebrates the Lewis & Clark Expedition from the Missouri River to Oregon’s Columbia Gorge, following the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Welcher’s imaginative textures and inventiveness are freshly modern, evoking our American heritage, including references to Shenandoah and other folk songs known to have been sung on the expedition. For advanced players. Dur.: 14’


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Upriver - Rental
Upriver - Full Score - Large

Additional Information

Commission commissioned by a consortium of college band directors of the CBDNA (Northwestern Division)
Composition Date 2010
Orchestration Solo Fiddle; 2Picc. 2Fl. 2Ob. E.H. EbCl. 3BbCl. B.Cl. 2Bsn. Cbsn. SATBSax. - 4Hn. 3Tpt. 3Tbn. Euph. Tu.; Timp. 5Perc. Hp. Str.Bass


The Dream
The Promise
The River
Les Voyageurs
The River, II
Death and Disappointment
Return to the Voyage
The River, III