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Augusta Read Thomas

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Ring Flourish Blaze (2000),
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Works for Band/Wind/Brass Ensemble
Sub Category
Mixed Brass Ensemble
Year Composed
2000
Duration
2 Minutes
Programme Note
Augusta Read Thomas Ring Flourish Blaze (2000),
Composer's Note:

RING
circle, crown, brotherhood, sisterhood, alliance, chime, peal, echo, reverberate, resound...

FLOURISH
grow vigorously, prosper, thrive, blossom, develop, embellish, decorate, fanfare, ornament...

BLAZE
brightness, flame, dazzle, sparkle, shimmer, flash, mark out a path, to be the first to do, invent, or study something, pioneer, spread news, blow, shine...

Ring, Flourish, Blaze! was commissioned by Dr. Bernard Dobroski, Dean of the School of Music, for the sesquicentennial of Northwestern University. The work has a duration of about 100 seconds and contains about 1500 notes!

— Augusta Read Thomas



  • Ensemble
    The Meadows Wind Ensemble
    Soloist(s)
    Gregory Hustis, horn; Carol Leone and Regan Smith, piano; Amy Briggs Dissanayake, piano
    Conductor
    Jack Delaney
Performances
Date
Title
  • 15 APR 2011
    Fayetteville, AR
    University of Arkansas Bands
    W. Dale Warren, conductor
  • 12 NOV 2009
    Louisville, KY
    University of Louisville Wind Ensemble
    Frederick Speck, conductor

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