When the Sun Comes After Rain [wind band] - SCORE
When the Sun Comes After Rain
wind band version
music by Matthew Emery
wind band transcription by E.K.R. Hammell
Premiered December 3rd, 2016 by the University of Toronto Wind Ensemble. Director: Gillian MacKay.
-MusicFest Canada Concert Band Syllabus 2019-2022
-University of Toronto Wind Conducting Symposium 2019
known performances include:
-Trinity Laban Symphonic Winds (UK)
-Minnesota All-State Band (USA)
-Washington All-State Band (USA)
-Saskatchewan Honour Band (Canada)
-Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra (Canada)
-University of Toronto Wind Ensemble (Canada)
Medium / B300 / Gr. 3
Fl.(1&2 divisi) – Ob. – Bsn. – BbCl.1/2/3 – Bs.Cl. – A.Sax.1/2 – T.Sax. – B.Sax – BbTpt.1/2 – FHn.1/2 – Tbn.1/2 – Euph.(BC/TC) – Tba. – Str.Bs. – Perc.1/2/3 (timpani - mark tree - glockenspiel - suspended cymbal - mallets)
-Conductor's Score PDF (SKU:EH0001A)
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When the Sun Comes After Rain is originally a choral motet written by Canadian composer Matthew Emery for the UBC University Singers in 2012, set to the Robert Louis Stevenson poem of the same name. The piece brings a freshnes as real as the smells after a summer rain and evokes themes of love, longing, and belonging.
This wind band arrangement was premiered December 3rd 2016 by the University of Toronto Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Gillian MacKay.
When the sun comes after rain
by Robert Louis Stevenson
When the sun comes after rain
And the bird is in the blue,
The girls go down the lane
Two by two.
When the sun comes after shadow
And the singing of the showers,
The girls go up the meadow,
Fair as flowers.
When the eve comes dusky red
And the moon succeeds the sun,
The girls go home to bed
One by one.
And when life draws to its even
And the day of man is past,
They shall all go home to heaven,
Home at last.
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