Whitwell, Symphony Nr. 3, “Meditations on Hamlet”

USD $80

This Symphony came to mind after I attended a performance of Shakespeare's famous play. Although the symphony was never intended to reflect the play itself, the music came to mind after three lines of text seemed to stay with me.

Product Description

Symphony Nr. 3, “Meditations on Hamlet”
David Whitwell (1937–)

Date: 1989
Duration: 16:30
Level: 5

https://soundcloud.com/user-861521360/sets/whitwell-symphony-no-3-meditations-on-hamlet-1989

Instrumentation

Concert Band
Full Score
Flute
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Glockenspiel
Snare Drum
Bass Drum
Cymbals

Score preview

Notes

David Whitwell (b. 1937), Symphony Nr. 3 “Meditations on Hamlet”

I. “When churchyards yawn, and Hell itself breathes out”
II. “Thoughts Beyond the Reaches of our Souls”
III. “Good Night, Sweet Prince”

This Symphony came to mind after I attended a performance of Shakespeare’s famous play. Although the symphony was never intended to reflect the play itself, the music came to mind after three lines of text seemed to stay with me.

David Whitwell