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String Orchestra

The Preposterous Quest
of Perceval, and Parsifal, a Pair of Peculiar, Propitious, and Pleasantly Playful Penguins

Stephen Hill (ASCAP)

Couple of Penguins

The Preposterous Quest

of Perceval, and Parsifal, a Pair of  Peculiar, Propitious, and Pleasantly Playful Penguins

String Orchestra / Grade 2-3 / ca. 6:00 / (2022) / I. q=140, II. q=80, III. q=150

00:00 / 04:04

8.5x11 Printed Score and Printed Parts - $55.00

8.5x11 Printed Score and PDF Parts - $55.00

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Performance SoundWaves 2022 Music Camp
Omaha Conservatory of Music with Clark Potter

Program Notes

 

Commissioned by the Omaha Conservatory of Music for OCM SoundWaves 2022 Summer Music Camp.

 

The Peculiar and Preposterous Quest of Perceval and Parsifal, a Pair of Propitious, and Pleasantly Playful Penguins, for Narrator and String Orchestra, is a work intended for young musicians and written in the keys of D Major and G Major. The Narration contains light-hearted references to 19th Century Composer Richard Wagner and the Legendary Story of Perceval/Parsifal and the Search for the Holy Grail. 

 

There are three short movements.

I. Let the Waddling Begin

II. In the Hall of The Emperor Penguin

III. The End of the Quest

Instrumentation

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

String Bass

Individual Part Practice Files
Timestamp (2 Bar count off before Rehearsal A -:03, B-:33, C-:54, D-1:06, E-1:23, F-1:49, G-2:27, H-2:40, I-2:55, J-3:08)

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