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Symphony No. 1, "The Dawning of 2012" For Large Orchestra, Full Score Only, James Nathaniel Holland

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By James Nathaniel Holland

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Composed by James Nathaniel Holland. 21st Century, Contemporary Classical. Score. 158 pages. Published by James Nathaniel Holland (S0.405487).

Item Number: S0.405487

2012. The end of the world. How much did we have to suffer through all those articles, movies, and events that never happened? But I still like the idea of it. Some sort of awakening. 

This monumental symphony was an awakening for me as a composer because it was my first. Since then I have become accustomed to composing 'musical novels' as opposed to 'musical short stories.'
This piece begins with an ever growing energy that bursts into life. But with creation all is not over, it is only the beginning, it needs time to mature against adversity, bouncing between resolution and more growth, infinite, a never ending process.

Orchestration: picc, fl1234, ob12, eh, clBb 1234, Bcl, TSax, 12 Bsn, Cbsn, Hrn1234, Tpt 123, Trmb, 12, Btrm, Tba, Tim, Perc (bd, snare, wblks, tri, large and small gongs, sus cym w/st. and sft. mall, hand cym, Agogos, Djembe, glock, celeste, chimes) harp, strings)

Duration: 40 - 45 minutes

With Rehearsal Marks / Sections:
1. Creation - Brahma's Dream
2. Utopia
3. The Meditative Soul in Flight
4. Humor
5. The Adversity
6. Golden Worship
7. Final Triumph

Individual parts and Full Score with Individual Parts sold separately.
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James Nathaniel Holland is an American-Costa Rican classical music composer of operas, symphonies, ballets, songs, and other musical concertworks that incorporate a unique, eclectic, blend of romantic, classical, world and jazz styles.
Born and raised in Indiana, he studied music at DePauw University, Vienna Austria, Interlochen National Music Camp and Indiana University (Bloomington, IN). At these schools many of his early pieces were premiered and performed, with one work being selected for main-stage production in the season. 

Moving to Los Angeles and then settling in New York, he performed professionally sometimes as a singer, sometimes as a pianist, sometimes as choral conductor. He composed incidental music for the stage. In 2002 he founded a composers collective where they showcased their work. He was one of the first composers to participate in the American Music Center’s initial on-line library. The New Jersey Concert Opera and the Gay Men’s Chorus of New Jersey also featured his comic operas and art songs.

From 2005 he moved to Costa Rica where he organized concerts with visiting guest artists to present his chamber music to the public. Presently he lives in a castle in the central mountains of Costa Rica.

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