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Holst – The Evening Watch for Trombone Octet



Holst – The Evening Watch for Trombone Octet

Product Code: HOLF196-GC

Composer/Publisher/Arranger: Gordon Cherry

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Holst, Gustav – The Evening Watch for Trombone Octet.

The “Evening-Watch” was written in 1925, when Holst lived in Thaxted, England having had to temporarily leave his teaching duties because of overwork and illness. This setting of Henry Vaughan’s ‘Dialogue between the Body and the Soul’ was too austere for listeners of its day and it remained out of print for thirty years, until 1965. Its mood of calm strength and passionate resignation sounds as if it belongs to the 1960’s. This arrangement for 8-part trombone choir seems altogether appropriate given the instrument’s vocal character, its frequent use for music at funerals and Holst’s other musical passion; his short career as a trombonist.

This 4-minute arrangement is appropriate for moderately advanced performers.

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Published with permission from Gordon Cherry.

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