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ADAM JENKINS THE FLOATING BRIDGE OF DREAMS for Orchestra

(2011)


Composed for the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute New Music Readings, June 4-6, 2011, a program of American Composers Orchestra and the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, made possible with lead support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Instrumentation: 2 Flutes (2. doubling on piccolo) 2 Oboes 2 Clarinets in B-flat 2 Bassoons 2 Horns in F 2 Trumpets in Bb 2 Trombones Tuba Timpani Percussion (2 players) marimba, vibraphone, tam tam, antique cymbal, 3 susp. Cymbals (hi,med, low),triangle, glockenspiel, bass drum Piano Violin I (7) Violin II (6) Viola (5) Violoncello (4) Double Bass (2) Abbreviations used in score: o = niente l.v = let vibrate

Score is written in C as sounding except piccolo,antique cymbal, glockenspiel and double bass

Duration: 5 min


The Floating Bridge of Dreams Ephemerally

Adam Jenkins

Tempo I  Flute 1

Flute 2

Oboe 1

Oboe 2

Clarinet in B  1

Clarinet in B  2

Bassoon 1

Bassoon 2

Horn in F 1

Horn in F 2

                 

     

         3 3         3 3          3

3

     

    

  

  

 

3

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

  

  

  

 

 



3

3

 

3

  

          3 3          3 3          3

3

 

3           3 3             

3

3

 

  5

   

   

5

5

   

5

5

    

   

5

 

    3



 





 



  

  

 

 

Trumpet in B  2

 

 

 





 





 





 





 

  

 

Trombone 1

Trombone 2

Tuba

Timpani

Percussion 1

Percussion 2

Piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

div.

Violin 1

  

div.

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Bass

             

                

 

 

3 unis.    3

3 unis.    3

  3

      

Triangle

  

 

      

     

Glsp.

    O

        

         

 

 O



 O

 



3

      

     

 poco

 poco

 poco

 

poco

poco

Trumpet in B  1



 poco

3



  3 

   

5

5

 

  

  

3

       3      3  

con sord.

3          3       

 

   

5

5

3

3

   

    

3

 

3

3

 poco

 

poco

  

  

 

poco

poco

3

 poco


4 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1



  



      

slight rit.

O

O

a tempo

         

5

O

    

O

O

     

stopped

stopped

Hn. 2

B  Tpt. 1

B  Tpt. 2

 

senza sord.

Bsn. 2

4 Hn. 1

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

 

  

 

   

 poco    

                

    

    

3 3             

3

3

open

     



3

 

3

3

3           









 

 

3

3

             

            open 3         





   

 

 

  

 

 

 

        



        

      3    

3

poco

accel.

                

 

  

  

3

 

3







O

 

 





 

 

4











4

         

 

4

 

 

O

 

  

 

5 

slight rit.

O

O

 O

D.B.

 

  

 

 

Pno.

Vln. 1

 

 

O



                  

 

a tempo

    3 

      

   

  

   

                       3

3

3

3

4

accel.

 3

 

 

    

 



 

 

         3 

 





 



 

  


Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Tempo II 

 

8

   

 

  

  

    3

  

             



 

3

3

    3

3

    

    

3

  

  

  

3

3

            

 

B  Tpt. 1

 

B  Tpt. 2

 

Hn. 2

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

 

     

3  

  



      

8 Timp.

      

     

 

3

   

Mid Sus Cymbal Yarn Mallets

Perc. 1

   

Low Sus Cymbal

Perc. 2

Pno.

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

l.v.

 

  

sord.



 

    

 

    

 

           

     3

          3

3

3

       3

  

3

  

3











 

    

grad. rit.

3

3

3

3

       

 

 

 

 

 

3

   

 

3

  

    3 3 3              3 3

 

 

 

5

l.v.

l.v.

   



Mid Sus. Cymbal



 





 







  

Low Sus Cymbal



8va bassa if available¬





  

 

   

Tempo I 

  

Antique Cymbal

3





 



 

3

   

3

 

     

 



    

        

 

 

 

Tempo  II 



        

l.v.

  

 

8

8 Vln. 1

Yarn Mallets

3

     

3

Hn. 1

8

  

3

3

     

fluttertongue

3

3

    

3

3

3

   

Flute

              

3

  

3

Tempo I 

 

 

grad. rit.

Bsn. 2

             


Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

   

16 Tempo III    

   

 

 

  

  

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

  

13

 

 

       

 

         

slight rit.

a tempo



 

   

 

13

 

   

 

B  Tpt. 1

 

B  Tpt. 2

 

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Pno.

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

      

  

 



 

   

 

 

  

 

13

 

   

 

   

13

 

13

 

 

  

3

         

slight rit.

            3 3 

a tempo

 

Vc.

D.B.

 

       

 

   

   

   

   

 

  8va bassa if available¬    Bass Drum      

 

   

 

  

 

  

3

 

 



3

3

3

         3    

   3

 

 

 3



3

3

3                                              3                 



3

  







16     Tempo III                                                3 tutti    3              3 3 

solo

Vla.

   

 

                                                                          cresc                   

   

Hn. 2

  

Hn. 1

               open 3       3          

 

Bsn. 2

                       

3        

  

    3

6

cresc

     3

  

3

3


17 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

  

  

  













  







   

ritenuto

  

 

Hn. 2

  

B  Tpt. 2

 





subito



subito

 subito





 



subito

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  

 

 



subito



    

 

3

 

  

 

 



   

 



 

 

 

  

  







al sord.

al sord.





 

  







  

 

 

 







  

 

To Bucket Mute

To Bucket Mute

Vibraphone As Soon As Possible

 

3





17 Timp.



B  Tpt. 1

Tuba



subito

Hn. 1

Tbn. 2



  



17

Tbn. 1



Tempo I 

Tam Tam

Perc. 1

Scrape w/ Triangle Beater let ring

 

      

Marimba

Perc. 2

 17

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

  

 

O

  

      







  





 

  





  

 

 



subito



subito

unis.

subito



 

subito

subito

 





  









7





   

 

     

  

  



                                       

  

 

   

 

 



 

3

 

 

                                                                             ritenuto       Tempo I      

 

   

 



Pno.



 



   

17

   

3

3



















3

 


20 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2



 

       3

         3

          

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

  

Hn. 1

Hn. 2

3

3

 





20





 









 3    3  





       

 3



 

 

  

 





 









 

Change to Pic.

     

 

  



 



  stopped             3

 





 



3

3

B  Cl. 2





          3

3

B  Cl. 1

     3       3 

3

3



 



 

      

O

 

          stopped           con sord.     stopped

  

   









 

 

20





Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

20

20

Pno.

Vln. 1

 

   

Triangle

Glsp.

     

           



  

  

  

 

   

  

Bass Drum

 

       3 

l.v.

High Sus Cymbal wire brush



23  

 

  





  



8

 

Timp.

Tuba

B  Tpt. 2

Tbn. 2

O

sul tasto



sul tasto

 

  sempre 

sul tasto

 



con sord.    

O



B  Tpt. 1

Tbn. 1

    3 

sul tasto

3

sul tasto

3

  







   


24 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

 

O

 





 

Ob. 2



B  Cl. 1

 

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

 

O



 

O

O

 

O

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

Hn. 2

 

open

  

 

B  Tpt. 1

 



B  Tpt. 2

 



Bsn. 2

24 Hn. 1

O

 

 

open

O

Tbn. 1

 

Bucket Mute

 

Bucket Mute



Tbn. 2



Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

O



 











 



 

O

 

 



   24

Vln. 2

O

 

 





6

6

 

 

Antique Cymbals

   

 

6

 

6

 

9

 

 

 

6

l.v.

l.v.

naturale

6

 

       3        

 

 

6

 

Marimba

                                                   3

Vln. 1

  

O

24

Pno.



 

24 Timp.



O

Tuba

 

O

sul pont.

naturale

            

pizz.

   

 

poco.

sul pont.

 

arco


28 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Pic.



 

 

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

    

   3





 



28 Hn. 1

Hn. 2

B  Tpt. 1

al sord.

B  Tpt. 2

al sord.

Tuba

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vc.

D.B.

 





 

 









via sord.





via sord.





 

 





Marimba

28

naturale

Vla.

 

28

Vln. 2



Pno.

Vln. 1

28 Timp.

    

Tbn. 2

 

Tbn. 1





Bsn. 2

 

 

Bsn. 1





 

 

3

  



  

O

Ob. 1

  

 



  

Vibraphone soft mallets motor-med slow

          

 

  

  

 

   3

 

 

 

 

  

 

naturale

O sul tasto

naturale

      

sul tasto

 

  

   





 

    

   

 

  

 

  

  





  

 

 

 

  

  3

poco

10

 



       


34 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

  

 

  

 

 

 

       

3

 

 

37 grad. accel. 3           

          

3

 

Ob. 2





B  Cl. 1





B  Cl. 2









 

 

34 Hn. 1





Hn. 2

 

 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2



  

    





B  Tpt. 2













 

 





  



Tuba

34 Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2





34

Pno.

  

   

 

  

34 Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.



Marimba

     



 

  

 







 

 

  

 

grad. cresc



 

  

  

  

 

grad. cresc

   

grad. cresc

 

                3



con sord.

Tbn. 2



 



con sord.

  

 

via sord.

3

3

 

    

  3



 3

 

      

 

Low Sus Cymbal High Sus Cymbal strike edge of cymbal with stick l.v. sim. l.v.

senza sord.

via sord.

senza sord.

Triangle

  

B  Tpt. 1

Tbn. 1

    

 

Ob. 1

Change to Flute

3



pizz.

solo a3

 

  

  

             3 3       3

11

tutti

          normal 3 3           3 normal    3     

normal

normal



div.

normal

3

3

3        3

          3 3 

3

     

                    

     

     


40 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

  

    3

  



3

3

 

 

  3    3

3

    

 

3

3

3

  

  

 

 

  

  

 

  

3

     

  

3

  

 

   

3

  

  

3

3

3

  

3

3



 







3

 3





3



     



3







3









3

 3





 











 

 

 

40













40





 

 



Pno.

 

40



     

  

   

  

   

unis.   

   

3

3

3

   3

 

3

   3



 

 

 3

 

Tempo II 

accel.

D.B.

     



Vc.







Vla.

3

Vln. 2



Vln. 1







B  Tpt. 2

Perc. 2

   3      3 

  

 3

   

         

3

Perc. 1

     

43 

 3   

  

Tempo II 

    3       

  

3  



Timp.

3

  

Tuba

3

3

Tbn. 2

  

B  Tpt. 1

Tbn. 1

Flute

3

3

3   

  

open

Hn. 2

  

 

3

3

3



3

 

     

40 Hn. 1

accel.

   3

  

         

12

unis.

 

  





Tam Tam

3

3

   

 

   





   

3

  



43 



3

3

3

3

 3

Bass Drum

3

 

 

div.

3

 

 3

 

 





 

div.

 

3

  

3

 

3

3 3

3 3

 3

         

   

   


 

44 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

 

  

B  Cl. 2

  

Hn. 2

     

B  Tpt. 2

Tbn. 2

Tuba

3

 3   



Pno.

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

      

     

3



3 3              3

3



 

 

   

 



    

3

    







3

  3   

3 3 3         

   

grad. ..........................................................................cresc..........



3

3

3

3

grad. ..........................................................................cresc..........

    

      

   

grad. ..........................................................................cresc..........

 

3







 

 



  



  

  3    

3

3

   

 

3





 





 





 





 

 

 

   

  

 

  

3

3

 

44

 

 

 

44 Vln. 1

3

Tam Tam

Perc. 2



Bass Drum

Perc. 1

3





44 Timp.

   

 

B  Tpt. 1

Tbn. 1

 

44 Hn. 1

   3     3 

    



     

3

     

  

B  Cl. 1

Bsn. 2

 3

 

Bsn. 1





 3

       

    

 

3

3

  

    3

 



 



 



 

3

3

3

     

 

3

  

13

3

    3

    3

 

3

3



 

3

    

   



3





3

   

 

 

 

 3

  

 

 

 

 3

   

        

  








 

47 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

 



   





   



3

 





3

  

3

3

 

49       

Broadly

   

   



                       



                         

 

 





            unis.                                                 



                         

 

                       





 

 

 

 

 

 

   

B  Tpt. 1

 

B  Tpt. 2

 

 

 

 

 

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

47 Hn. 1

Hn. 2

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

   

47 Timp.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

         

 



 

 

47 Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

 





3

    

  

  

     

   

unis.

    

 

 





 



 





  



 

 



 



 





 



 

   





  

49  



Broadly

   

     

14

 



 



 Bass Drum

l.v.

     

 

 

High Sus Cymbal

                                                                                                        

 

 

 

3

unis.

senza sord.

 

 

senza sord.

  

   

                               

     

 

  

 

  

        

 

           

  

47

Pno.

 

   

Marimba

 

 

                        

      

                          

                       



 





 






                   

51 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

  

             

  

54





        

        

 

 

 









 

 

51

  



  



B  Tpt. 1

  

B  Tpt. 2

  

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

  

B  Cl. 2

  

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1

Hn. 2

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

 

             

              

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Pno.

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

    



 



  

  





    



  

 

     

                                                  

  

  

  

  

 

  

 

51

51 Vln. 1

  

  

51 Timp.

 

 

   

 

    









 



 

Bass Drum

  

 





15



 



 

 

 

    

             

 



     

        



           



54

 

 

 



    

  


Gently

 



 



 

 

 



B  Cl. 1

 

B  Cl. 2

 

55 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 2





 



 

 

   

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Pno.

 

  

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

3

  



 





    

   

3



3

 

  





 

 



 

55

 



 



 



55

 



 

 

 



 

  

55 Vln. 1





   

     3

 

   

Timp.

B  Tpt. 2

Tuba

3

   

  

Tbn. 2



 

B  Tpt. 1

Tbn. 1

 

55 Hn. 1

58      3 

    

     

 



    

 

non div.

 

       

 





solo -expressivley

  



58 





 

16

Gently







  

 



  

non div.

 

 

 


69

a tempo



  

  

 





  

 

 

 

  

 





B  Cl. 1



B  Cl. 2



    





 

 

61



3       

61

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Fl. 1

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1

       

 

3

3

  

  

3

Hn. 2



B  Tpt. 1



B  Tpt. 2









Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

   

61 Timp.

 

   

 

  

 



  

 



  

 



  

 

  

 

 





 

 





Perc. 1





Perc. 2





61





 

 

Pno.

61 Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

  



  

     



  

3

  

  



          



3

non div.

 non div.    

 

 

  



non div.

  



  

 

17

     

  

 

          

      



 







tutti

 


66 Fl. 1

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

   

     

   

3 3        

3

       3

   

      

   

  

  

            





      







66

  

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Hn. 2

B  Tpt. 1

Hn. 1

B  Tpt. 2

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

Timp.

Vla.

Vc.

D.B.

3

3

3

3

     

66

 

66

Vln. 2

 3

Pno.

Vln. 1

3

 

    

   3        stopped     

stopped

66

           

 

  

 

3  

  

    

  

 

   

div.



pizz.

arco

div.

 

  

3

  3

 3



 

 

div.

 

div.

3



 



 



18

  


73

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

B  Cl. 1

Fl. 1

B  Cl. 2

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

73 Hn. 1

Hn. 2

B  Tpt. 1

al sord.

al sord.

 3

 

 

73

   

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Tbn. 1

Tbn. 2

Tuba

Timp.

Vc.

D.B.

3

  

 



  

 



con sord.

con sord.

 



  

 



 

  

    







 

 





  

  

 

         











 

 

  

    

  

 

  

 

To Bucket Mute

 

  

  

 

  

 

   

   Bucket Mute     

          

    

  













 

 













73





 

 

      



  

  

   unis.   unis.

Vla.

3

 

 



 

73

Vln. 2

3

 

  

Pno.

Vln. 1

3

 

      

B  Tpt. 2

 

 unis.   

 

  3

  

    

  

 

   pizz. div.

 

arco

 

div. 3

 

  

 

div.

  3

  3

3

  

  

      

  

 

 

19



    unis. 

 unis.    

           

     

             

 

           

 

     

       



 

O

O

O

O

O

O

O

O

O

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