ENS52 Score and parts
Kerry Turner (*1960)
Kerry Drew Turner, born 1960 in Texas, began composing at the age of 10. Having passed the highest level music theory examination given by the American Piano Teacher’s Guild, he submitted a wind quintet at the age of 12, which won First Prize. By graduation from High School, he had composed two symphonies, a mass, seven orchestral tone poems, and a small string quartet. He entered Baylor...
Kaitsenko was an exclusive warrior society of the Kiowa Indians. The Kaitsenko vowed to each other to die only in battle with their enemies. It was the desire of the composer to capture the drama of the Kaitsenko pact. The “Song” is an authentic Indian chant pertinent to old Satank’s song of death: “The old men say the earth only endures. You spoke truly, you are right"
- 2 trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba
- Editions Bim