• (0)

    There are currently no items in your cart.

pf280941988
17650739
17650739
The Led Page

The Led Page

By Daniel McCarthy

Be the first! Write a Review

http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/the-led-page-sheet-music/17650739?ac=1

The Led Page by Daniel McCarthy. For concert band (Piccolo, Flute 1/2, Oboe, Clarinet in Bb 1/2, Clarinet in Bb 3, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Horn in F 1/2, Horn in F 3, Trumpet in Bb 1/2, Trumpet in Bb 3, Trombone 1/2, Euphonium, (Baritone T.C.), Tuba, Do). Band Music. Grade 4. Score and parts. Duration 7:05. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.11570).

Utilizing Jimmy Page's electric guitar solo from "Heartbreaker," McCarthy has written an exciting and dramatic piece for concert band (originally for full orchestra. The composer states, "It seemed to me that all the power of Led Zeppelin was certainly in good company with a full-sized symphony orchestra-witness Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring.' Could any rock band create that much excitement?"

The Led Page is a symphonic band adaptation of my orchestral work, Turn the Page. The writing of Turn the Page was the result of my association with conductor and good friend Jung Ho Pak (New Haven Symphony and World Youth Symphony Orchestras). Maestro Pak and I met at The Interlochen Arts Camp where we are both faculty and we collaborate on the orchestra reading project with the student composers. Our conversations over the years have included the future of the orchestra and new orchestral music in our society. Audiences have lost a great deal of context with new music over the past 90 years, in my opinion, and new music has remained an anomaly for many listeners. So when I decided to write Jung Ho an orchestra piece, I knew it had to be music that meant something to listeners-something that would have cultural context to an audience and yet be challenging and interesting to play. And a piece that would be played more than just once. I seek a certain drama and excitement in my music. Perhaps that is why I am so attracted to composers like Mahler, Stravinky, and Daugherty. But I also have a diverse listening palate having played big band jazz as a lead trumpet player and funk as a synthesizer player. Often when I travel, especially on long driving trips, I will listen to old art-rock of bands such as Yes, Genesis, and Led Zeppelin. One of my favorite tunes is Heartbreaker from the album Led Zeppelin II. It has a very unusual guitar solo in the middle of the song' Unusual, because the band stops playing and Jimmy Page takes a motivically oriented solo, much like a cadenza in a concerto. It was the first time anything like that was ever done in that genre and was really the beginning of guitarists becoming virtuosos on their instruments. Actually, that solo had all the fire of a Tchaikovsky or Mendelssohn concerto cadenza. Hence, the idea came to be to combine the suggestion of this solo with orchestra and, later, to use an electric guitar or CD recording of the actual solo with the orchestra. It seemed to me that all the power of Led Zeppelin was certainly in good company with a full-sized symphony orchestra-witness Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Could any rock band create that much excitement?

Listen

The Led Page

* = required

How do you rate this item?
         
Your Screen Name:

(optional)

This name will appear next to your review. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as "Anonymous".

Review Title:

50 Character maximum.

Review of the Product:

1000 characters maximum.

Rate this product's difficulty level:
Location:

(optional)

Example: "Emeryville, CA"

Email address:

(optional)

Used to contact you regarding your review. If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.

 
Review Guidelines
  • Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. Do you like the artist? Is the transcription accurate? Is it a good teaching tool?
  • Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Do you usually like this style of music?
  • Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't.
  • Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.
  • Avoid disclosing contact information (email addresses, phone numbers, etc.), or including URLs, time-sensitive material or alternative ordering information.
  • We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.
  • All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.
  • Read Sheet Music Plus's complete Privacy Policy

The Led Page

* = required

Send to email(s):

To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma.

Your name:
Your email:
Personal message:
 

Tell a friend (or remind yourself) about this product. We'll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. You may also enter a personal message.

We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email.

Read our Privacy Policy.

Digital Print is printable sheet music available anytime, anywhere. Just purchase, print and play! View your sheet music at home, school, work or anywhere you have a computer connected to the Internet.

Now you can also view your purchased titles on your iPad with our
free Sheet Music Plus Digital Print Viewer app.


With Digital Print, you can print from your computer immediately after purchase, or wait until its convenient. And our software installation is easy - we'll guide you through the simple steps to make sure you have Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR and the Sheet Music Plus AIR application on your computer.
See all System Requirements for Digital Print

Note: Our Digital Print items are purchased solely through our website. By purchasing a Digital Print item, you are authorized by the publisher to print out the purchased number of copies for that particular title. Thus, we are unable to fax, mail or email digital titles in any form or file format (including PDF) as it violates copyright law.

Google Chrome Users: The most recent Google Chrome update is not compatible with Adobe AIR. We recommend using an alternate browser (such as Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox) in order to download Adobe AIR and print your music.

Digital Print - Available Instantly!

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us at digital@sheetmusicplus.com.

Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.

* = required

Music List Name
Description

(optional)

 

Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you've mastered: Music Lists are as unique as the musician! Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

To create a music list, please sign in.

Existing Accounts

Sign In and Add to My Music List

New Accounts

Create Account and Add to My Music List

See Similar Sheet Music

More by this Composer: Daniel McCarthy Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Alto Saxophone Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy B-Flat Clarinet Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy B-Flat Trumpet Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Baritone Saxophone Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Bass Clarinet Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Bassoon Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Euphonium Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Flute Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Horn Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Oboe Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Tenor Saxophone Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Trombone Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Tuba Sheet Music  Daniel McCarthy Concert Band Sheet Music 

Instrument: Alto Saxophone Sheet Music  B-Flat Clarinet Sheet Music  B-Flat Trumpet Sheet Music  Baritone Saxophone Sheet Music  Bass Clarinet Sheet Music  Bassoon Sheet Music  Euphonium Sheet Music  Flute Sheet Music  Horn Sheet Music  Oboe Sheet Music  Tenor Saxophone Sheet Music  Trombone Sheet Music  Tuba Sheet Music 

Ensemble: Concert Band Music 

Format: Score  Score and Parts  Set of Parts 

Level: Grade 4