Sampson  David  Distant  Voices  Ens137 Digital
David Sampson
Distant Voices
for brass quintet
intermediate / advanced Duration: 16'

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ENS137 Score and parts

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David Sampson

David Sampson (*1951)

Born in 1951 in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the United States, David Sampson has rapidly established himself as one of the outstanding composers of his generation. He holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Hunter College, Manhattan School of Music and the Ecoles d'Art Américaines, where his teachers included Karel Husa, Henri Dutilleux and John Corigliano for composition, and Gerard...
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About Distant Voices

The Work

The curious titles of the movements (1. James Agee: Writer; 2. Bobby Hackett, Jazz Cornetist; 3. Brother Paul Diveny: Benedictine Monk; 4. Ben and Mark: My Sons) were chosen from a long list of people who have had a profound effect on the composer's life. We are all the result of our continuous filtering of myriad influences. The «distant voices» referred to in the title are simply the voices in one’s mind that guide one’s thoughts and actions. Distant Voices in meant to honor these people.

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2 trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba
Editions Bim
I. James Agee: Writer
II. Booby Hackett: Jazz Cornetist
III Br. Paul Diventy: Benedictine Monk
IV. Ben and Mark: My Sons

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