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Carson Cooman: Remembering Tomorrow: Trombone Concerto (2004) for trombone and orchestra), score only

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By Carson Cooman

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Trombone, Full Orchestra - Advanced - Digital Download
Composed by Carson Cooman (1982-). Contemporary Classical. Score. 34 pages. Published by Musik Fabrik Music Publishing (S0.205007).

Item Number: S0.205007

Remembering Tomorrow: Trombone Concerto (2004) was commissioned by and is dedicated to
trombonist Haim Avitsur. Throughout the work, the trombone is placed into a variety of different
musical contexts—sometimes with bleakness and sometimes with warmth.

The work begins with the tubular bells alone, presenting the principal musical material of the work.
The strings enter with a suspended tapestry, through which the trombone plays its opening
melodies. In this section, the trombone has a cantorial role—singing and interacting with the

These opening musical ideas are developed as the trumpet, horn, and clarinet join the trombone in
soloistic roles. A signal gesture on the trumpet is heard once, interrupting the tapestry. When the
signal is heard again, the music accelerates into the second section.
The second section is fast and bell-like as the trombone sings excited lines through ringing masses of
sound. Whirring figurations emerge in the winds and are picked up by the strings. The section
grows wilder until it climaxes in hammer chords.

From this, the trumpet, bells, and trombone emerge—maintaining and propelling the energy of the
section. Gradually, the energy is released, leading into the third section.
The third section is chorale-like, combining again suspended sounds in the strings with harmonic
motion in the winds in brass. The trombone again plays a cantorial role.

A build up of energy occurs at the end of this section, leading into the fourth and final section—the
cadenza. The trombone bursts into the cadenza, not with a forceful shout, but with a whisper. The
work winds down to its conclusion—without a loss of speed or energy, but rather by the increase of

Instrumentation: 2111/1100/timp/1perc/soloTbn/strings

The score plus the solo part is available as another item.  The parts are on rental from the publisher.

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