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About the author:
Stephen Ferre is a composer, arranger, and music engraver, as well as a performer on trombone and euphonium. He attended Baldwin-Wallace College (BME) and Northwestern University (MM, DMA), studying primarily with Loris Chobanian, Alan Stout, and Bill Karlins followed by further studies with Bernard Rands, Jakob Druckman, and Per Nørgård at Aspen and Dartington. He taught at Columbia College in Chicago and Eastern Illinois University before moving to Britain 1989. In the UK, he gave seminars on music publishing (University of York) and music IT (Trinity College of Music, London).
As a music engraver, he founded New Notations Computer Services Ltd in 1999, and typeset works by notable composers such as Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Nyman, Brian Ferneyhough, and Peter Maxwell Davies, as well has parts of the Carl Nielsen Edition and the Chopin Urtext Edition.
He was a trombonist in the Britten-Pears Orchestra from 1999-2002, and bass-trombonist in the Orchestra of the City in London from 2002-2006. Before returning to the US in 2012, he freelanced in York, England, playing primarily in the York Guildhall Orchestra, York Opera, and The Academy of St Olaves. He currently teaches Ear Training and Music Theory at Syracuse University and directs the Contemporary Music Ensemble.
Ferre has concentrated his compositional efforts on works for larger forces. His output includes three Symphonies, Oyre's Garden, Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra (Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso, after Dante), and concertos for euphonium, flute (In a Dream), alto saxophone (From Her Husband's Hand), and violin (A Point of Amber Light). In 1999 he was a featured composer at the Baldwin-Wallace College Focus Festival. Recently, he has spent much of his time arranging works of Per Nørgård for Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Copenhagen, notably Helle Nacht (Violin Concerto No. 1), the recording of which has received critical acclaim (BIS-CD-1872). His original compositions are published by Notagraphia LLC, his new US-based music engraving firm.
version for chamber ensemble
Music score, 75pp. Version for Clarinet, Steel Pan, Percussion, Piano, and String Quartet. Parts available separately.
- Publication Date:
- 1494339803 / 9781494339807
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Music / Printed Music / Band & Orchestra