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Wallen Another America: Fire An Opera Story and Libretto by Errollyn Wallen Full Score

EP 7756


ERROLLYN WALLEN

Another America: Fire An Opera

Story and Libretto by Errollyn Wallen

Full Score

EIGENTUM DES VERLEGERS

ALLE RECHTE VORBEHALTEN

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

EDITION PETERS LONDON

路 FRANKFURT/M. 路 LEIPZIG 路 NEW YORK


Commissioned by Push

This score is a facsimile of the composer’s manuscript, reflecting the state of editorial work and correction as of 2004


ERROLLYN WALLEN Another America: Fire An Opera Story, Libretto and Music by Errollyn Wallen

Characters ASANTE astronaut MOTHER/RUTH YELLOW (1st ancestor) FATHER/CHORUS nd HOROSCOPE/GELMA (2 ancestor) NASA PRESS SPOKERPERSON/ CHORUS PAU LUTO (Asante’s boyfriend) 3rd ANCESTOR LITTLE ASANTE INNER VOICES/PAPARAZZI/FIREMENT/ANCESTORS

Mezzo-Soprano Soprano Tenor Soprano Mezzo-Soprano Baritone South African Singer Young Child (to look 6 years old) SATB Chorus

Orchestra Flute

Horn in F

Violin 1

Clarinet in B-

Trumpet in B-

Violin 2

Bassoon

Bass Trombone

Violin 3

Percussion

Viola 1

Harp

Viola 2

Piano

Violoncello 1 Violoncello 2 Double Bass Bass Guitar

TIME AND PLACE The year 2014, Houston, Texas


dedicated in loving memory to Robert Avalon (1955 - 2004) and with grateful thanks to Steve MacLean, astronaut

Another America: Fire SCENE 1

We see Asante on video screen being interviewed and her image on magazine covers

   



    

         



  

q = c.120

Flute

Clarinet in Bb

Bassoon

Horn in F

p

f

p

  

f



       pp

f

       pp

Harp

Piano

Soprano

 

 

 

   

f



f

  

 

 

Alto

Black

  

Tenor

Bass

Violin 1

la

 

  

loud whisper (like the crackling and hiss of fire)f

3

You

 

 

loud whisper (like the crackling and hiss of fire)

f

                            p f

     3

do it,

 

zum

                   p        f

Violin 2

  zum

 

you can't

You

 

zum

    

3  ee

 

can't

do it,

 

you can't

zum

yay,

yay,

Black

la - zy

   3

You can't

 

 

zum

zum

3   do it,

 

zum

Viola 1

                  p f

Viola 2

                  f

Violoncello 1

6-string Electric Bass Guitar



  p     

Violoncello 2

Double Bass





 p        

   





f

 

 f  f

snap pizz.     

  

snap pizz.

        

sim.   

     

         

    

      

   

  

 

    

  

  

sim.        

  f

 



zum

f

 



you can't.

    

f snap pizz.

 

   

sim.

  

f

  

                         p f

p

   f      

yay, shoo - ba - da

  

Violin 3

 

f

 3   

 3

   

3

 

 

zum

   

  

la - zy

3

                

3   

Black

   

 

 

tzu - ga - be - dy

 

  

   

- zy

can't

  

3

   

Ka -ba - da,ka -ba - da,ka -ba - da.ka - bish

  

   

  

3

 

HI-HATS

f       f   p             whisper (like   the crackling and hiss of fire) f 3 3 3  loud 3                loud whisper (like the crackling and hiss of fire)f

 

 

  

    

  

  

 

BASS DRUM

Percussion

 

f

 

 SUSPENDED CYMBALS

Percussion

 

f

 

  

 

stopped     

 

Trumpet in Bb

Bass Trombone

story, libretto and music by Errollyn Wallen

          

     

 



Edition Peters No. 7756 Music and Libretto © 2004 Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited, London






2

5

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

     mf

p

 

    

p

mf

    







 





 

 

f



   

mf

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

S.



  

     

 

 

T.

       Know your place.

Vln. 1

 

        

Black,

   

       

3

3

3

 3    

zum zum

3 3  3          

  

 

 

 

Black

la

3

   

do it,

 

 

 

3

zum

zum

 

You can't

 

la - zy

 

you can't

ee

3   

Black

3  

You can't

- zy

 

3 

    tzu - ga - be dy

 

     

3

ka - ba da, ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da.ka bish

 

   

   

3

3

       

 

3 

   

do it,

zum

you can't

 

 

zum

zum

 

sul pont

      f p

 



   



























f

     f p

 

Vla. 1

 

    f p



 



    

Vla. 2

 

    f p



 



    

 



    f



    f

f

 



 



 



 



 

     

   

zum

 

Bass

 



f

   

 

    

   



Know your place

Vln. 3



     f p

Db.

   3 

    

f

ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da,ka - ba da.ka bish

 

Vc. 2

 

la - zy, slov - en - ly slatt - ern

Vln. 2

Vc. 1

stopped     

f

3

you can't

      zum

  

mf

 

3

3

You, 3

   



yay, yay, shoo -ba -da sa - cku

A.

   

        

mf

yay,

B.

 

    

   

f

 

 

f sul pont

 

f sul pont

 

f sul pont

 

f sul pont

  f

   

  

      

  

   

  

      

  

   



   

   



 

 

  

     

 



      

 



     


3





 

    

 





 

    

    

9

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

      

 

 

    

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

S.

         

    yay,

  

A.

Black

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

yay,

  

    

   

 3   

yay, shoo - ba - da

3   

 

zum

 

 

zum

you can't



  3  3     

zum

      zum

      

     

     

 



 p   



 



 p   



Vc. 1

       



Vc. 2

      

p

p

p

   

 

 

3          

 

3          

Black,

la - zy, slov - en - ly slatt - ern

Black,

la - zy, slov -en - ly slatt - ern

  



ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da.ka bish

 

   

    f p     f     f

  

p

col legno battuto

     p

      

 

    

 

 

f

 

   



   



     

   

arco

   

arco

     

arco

f

  

     



  

      

col legno battuto f

 

    

col legno battuto



Bass

     

f



col legno battuto

  

     f

p

f

No!

col legno battuto

    

f

  

No!



   

3    

3

ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da,ka - ba - da.ka bish

 

     

3  3     

3    

3



Db.

No!

p

 

      

mf

Know your place.

p

3  3     

 

   

    

No!

zum zum

   



    p mf

you can't

3   



    mf p

   

 

   

Know your place.

p



You,

 3    

p

la - zy

  

mf

yay, yay, shoo -ba -da sa - cku

yay,

3  3       You can't do it,

T.

B.

mf

     

   


4

  



  



   





13

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

 f  

Perc.

 

    f

  



  



f

f

 

Vln. 1

ee

 

  

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

   

 

ff

 

ff

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

       

Black,

 

Vla. 2

Bass

 

Vln. 2

Db.

 

   



  

la - zy, slov - en - ly

sfp



ff

 

sfp

     pesante

ff

sfp

    

 

sfp

pesante

ff

sfp

     

 

  





    

no!

Who

told

you

you

 

Who

told

you

Who

told

you

    

3

3

you

you

A





   3

Ah

could

fly?

fly?

3 3       

my heart I've ri - ven

could

fly?

could



A - san - te.

l''ve worked, I've sac - ri - ficed

            A - san - te

 

  

san

 te



 



Black











               

                                                       

zy

  p

   

 

   

p

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

p

  

     la

pesante

pesante

 

A - san - te,

p

  



 



 



No,

la - zy, slov - en - ly

3 

3

      tzu - ga - be - dy 



   

la - zy, slov - en - ly

       

Black,

B.

  

       

 

 

p

No!

Black,

T.

f

p





 

  

A.



p

 

Asante

S.

f

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

f




5 17

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

    

Perc.

Perc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 



 

mf

 

for this dream,

 

for the son

 

f

 

l.v.

of Ar

l.v.

    ies.



 

A.



B.

Vln. 1



sul tasto

  sul tasto

Vln. 3

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Bass

 

         

 

p



p

p

Ha ha

     

 

 

gliss.

   

ha

       

  f

  

  f

  

 f

  

 

 

f

f

    

 

    

  f

  

  f

f

 f

ha

 p    



tern

Vla. 1

Db.

    

s. glis

sul tasto Vln. 2

p    



Ha

sla

 

 

 

T.

ha

  

ha



f

f

 fp







      

 p     ha

with a hyena cackle f

Ha



with a hyena cackle

ha

fp

 p     ha

fp

fp

Ha

f

fp

CRASH CYMBALS

f

fp

f





3         

 

ff    

 

mf

TAM - TAM   

mf

 3        



Asante

S.

   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



   f     

Stop,

stop

f f

f

   stop it!

 f       

p

    

ha ha ha

ha

ha ha ha haha ha ha ha

ha ha

p    

    

ha ha ha

ha

ha ha ha haha ha ha ha

f          

ha ha

           

 

ha

ha

   f   

          

 

ha ha ha ha

ha

ha

   

ha ha ha ha

     

ha ha ha ha with a hyena cackle f p

ha ha ha ha

ha ha ha ha ha

with a hyena cackle p f

ha ha ha ha ha



 sub. p

sub. p

 sub. p



  

p sub.

 



p sub.

 

p

sub.

fp

fp



PP fp

  

       f

 

f

  

PP







fp

f





fp

ha!



fp

ha

ha ha ha ha ha

fp

sub. p sub. p

fp

ha!

ha ha ha ha ha

fp

p PP sub.



ha

f

f

f f

f

f



f


6

  

22

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

  

mf

stopped      

  

  

p

f

 

p

   

  

Stop,

stop

3           3

  

 

A.

Black mp

T.

B.

Vln. 1

la 3

    You  

mp

 

  

stop it!

I can't

     3

3

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

3

  

-

zy

  

 can't

do

 

Bass

Pno.

  

stop these

 

  

 

 

you can't

la

 

You

can't

3

zum

voic - es

3

3

tzu - ga - be - dy

 

  

call

 ee

3

  

-

zy 3

do

it,

 

  

zum

 

 

  

You!

you can't.

 

yay,

yay,

 

zum

  

 

  

                                    p

 

yay, shoo

 

 



 



 



mf

mf

mf

 

 3   

- ba - da sa - cku

   

3  

zum

3

       zum

and night

you can't

place.

 

zum

                                     p

 

Know your

 



 





 





 



  p

  p

  p

  

p

  



p



  





 

 

   

  

 





 

     



 

 

 

snap pizz.

p snap pizz.



 

You,

  

3

Know your

p

  

day

 

3    

ing me

p



 

 

taunt

   

    

  

3

ing,

 

zum

 

-



 

 

 

  

 



  

p

Db.

     

Vc. 2

 

  

  

snap pizz.

Vc. 1

it,

zum

 

Vla. 2

 

  

   

seem to

You! Black 3

 

Vla. 1

  

 

   



zum

  

                         

    

p

Ka - ba - da, ka - ba - da, ka - ba - da. ka - bish

mp

                                                

  

 

mp

  

 

 

Asante

S.

 

Tpt.

Pno./Cel.

                         p                      p p

B. Tbn.

 





 

   

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

                             

     

 

 

 

 

   


7

 



 

   



 

25

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

mf

p

mf

Asante

S.

  



 





 

p



 



 

p









   

 

mf

 mf  mf

  

                              mf 

 

 

   

Stop!

 

Black,

  

la - zy, slov - en - ly

  f      

place

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

3

Bass



 

 



 

 



mf

mf

 

mf





 





 

mf

mf

 

Vc. 2

Db.

 

 

Vc. 1

 

 



  

   

 

 

  

 f

fp

    

  

 

f

 

 3

  

slatt - ern

 

 

 

 

Black,

Go

 

a - way

  

la - zy, slov - en - ly

f

  slatt

   

   

3

-

 3    

3

- ba - da. ka - bish f

  Sil ly lit tle

3  3       

3

ka - ba - da, ka - ba - da, ka - ba - da.

 

 



  

f

ern

3

 

Black, la - zy,

 

    

You are no - thing,

        ka - ba - da, ka ba - da, ka       3

B.

Sil - ly lit - tle girl

T.

fp

A.



p

 

  

 

mf

mf

 

Pno./Cel.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

p

 

 

f

no good.

ka - bish

 

Black, la - zy,

tzu - ga - be - dy f

ee

girl

 

    

No!

slov - en - ly

     slov - en - ly

3 

3

   

  

mf

 

Black, la - zy,

     slov - en - ly

col legno





 





f col legno

f

 

col legno

                                     

 

  

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

    



f



col legno     f col legno     f



     

arco

fp



  

arco

fp

  

  

   

f

  

f

arco

fp

  f


8

28

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

        

Pno./Cel.

Asante

S.

 

 

p 3

   fp

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Fl.

f

                            p  

 

 

f

  

3

3

3

3

f

No!

3

 

 p

3 3

   

No!

No!





  

I

p

B.

Vln. 1

will



Vla. 1

Vla. 2

       fp

Vc. 1

     fp  

Vc. 2

    fp       fp  

 

   f

  f  f  

f

                                  3 3 3 3

  

will

go

go

fp

Who



lit - tle girl

  

told

 

fp

fp

Who

told

 

 3  

 3  

 3  3  3  3      

o - za

o - za

o -za

fp

 

 









3

 

fp



3

 



3

o - za

3 mf 3 col legno battuto 3 3

3



o - za

                 3  



o - za

3

3

    

3

col legno battuto

 

3

 3  

3

 

3

fp

fp

3 3

              3



I

3 3

 3  3    

3 mf 3 col legno battuto

 

3

3

                 3   3 3 3 3 mf 3  3   legno  battuto  col             

3

3

col legno battuto

mf3

 

  fp        

Fraud!

Vln. 3

Bass

 

Vln. 2

Db.

 

3

mf

   

Stu - pid

T.

3

3

      

3

   

Sil - ly lit - tle girl

A.

3

3

 

 

                    

mf

            



                   3      3 3 3 3 3 p                     3    

f

fp

3

3

p

p

  

3

           p    

                                mf mf

3 3

 f

                                     

         

3

 

3

 



3

 

3

  3 

            3

3

3

fraud!

Who

o - za

o -za

told

o - za

col legno battuto

3

3

3

3

3

3

              3

3

mf

col 3legno battuto 3

               mf

col legno

mf

   









 

 

 

 


9

            3 f 3 flz.            3 3 f   

32

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

S.

    

  

    

  mf f 3   3             gliss.  f

  

   to









  



mp

  

 





GLOCKENSPIEL



















 

 





f

q = c. 130



  



stopped 3

3  3       

Asante on the phone to her mother and father

f

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

SCENE 2



flz.

p

                                             mf                           mf              

Mars



Hel

-

lo,

hel

-

lo

Ma,

hel

-

lo

Dad

you?

 

A.

 you?

T.

B.

   3     

o - za

 3  o -za

       3 norm. 3

Vln. 1

3 norm.

      3

Vln. 2

  3  

 3  

o - za

o - za

            3

3

you?

 

f

3  o -za

3                  3  f 3  3   norm. 3               3 f 3 3    norm. 3               3

f

3 norm.

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

3

3

 

norm.

Vc. 1

 



norm.

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

     

gliss.

 3

3



3

3

3

    

gliss.

 

f

f norm.

f

 


10 40

  

  

Fl.

Cl.

mp

Bsn.

Hp.

  

  

    

  

     

   





p

  







 





  



 



  

  

 p









 

    

          

   

 

mp

   





 mp

mp

  

 

Pno./Cel.

        

   

Asante

     

       Now don't you

mf

Mother

3      

Hel - lo As - an - te

mf

         Star ba - by, black ba - by

Father

Vln. 1

 

  

     

Your fa - ther's dri - ving me

      

How goes my star?



  

two

start ar





   -

        



   

  



shut it.

  

Star

       



ba - by, black



  ba - by

  

mp

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

 



He's



gu ing

mad.

Shut up,

 











 

  p ,dolce

  p , dolce

  p,dolce








11



      

48

Fl.

p

Cl.

        



p

Bsn.

Hp.



 





 p

 

  

   

    

  

 

 







 

    

Asante

I'm

so

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

 

 

 

li - a - ble,

 

    

he's

so

un - re - li - a - ble

 ba

I'm

 -

by



cal - ling to ask

if you

that

Come home

 

 

 

Star

ba - by,

my

ba - by

    



    



   



   



  

pic -

 



ture

have - n't seen you

  

 

   

of me

3     

We

found

  

    

    

 

Ah!

 

  



Vla. 1

-

  

   Star

Father

Vln. 1

un - re

 

hang - ing up the phone

      

 

Mother

     

       

 

     

 

 p



 

  

 

  

 

     

pizz. p



pizz.



pizz.

p

p

arco



3   

to take.

for so long. Your

p

 

   

Where is



 

Pno./Cel.

            

  

  

 

  my

star?


12 55

Cl.

Bsn.

Fl.

  

 



 

      

 

 



 

mp

 

 





 



   

     

       

              





   

  mp

Pno./Cel.

       

 

Asante

   Hel - lo,

 

Mother

I'm

  

 

fa - ther's dri - ving

  

Father

Vln. 1

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vc. 1

 

here!

 gliss

.

me

mad.



 

 don't

you two

       

 



p

 

 

Shut up,

Shut up,





wo - man.

My











 -

  

gu- ing



Have

  

He's so

  

lit - tle As

   

-

Star

san - te,

   

 

please

 

you

   

found

the pic - ture?

 

       dis - a

- gree - a - ble,

  

he's

 ba

      

  



 



 



 

 



  

      

   



    

arco

Oh

    





just stop ar

Have you ta - ken your vit - a - mins?



p

 

Why



p

       

mp

pizz.

Vc. 2

    

mp

 


13 SCENE 3 Press conference

62

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

 

 







   you

 

  

 

 

  

 



the pic - ture.

dis - a - gree - a - ble

 by

Why

 Please.

Shut it,

shut up

stu - pid





 



  

     stopped      f

 

   

f

  

  







     

  

I'm hang - ing up the phone

   

f

 



B.

Vln. 1

Bass

Vc. 2

Db.

 



 

        

f, shouting 3

3

f, shouting

 

-

f, shouting

3   

 

3

 

 

        

f

 

f, shouting

 

 3  3      

 

   3

-

   

 

   



   

 

  

snap pizz.

   

f snap pizz.

   us all

 

tell

us

snap pizz.

f

te tell

Now

   

talk to me scan - dal

san - te

A - san

      

Vc. 1

f

Now one at a time

  

   

don't you get mar - ried, dear?

A

T.

Talk to me, talk to me,

A.

    

wo - man!

q = c. 130

   

             



 



   

p



  

 

  

 

said you'd find

   

 



  

 

 

p

  

so

S.





 

NASA Press Spokesperson



  

 

Father





      

Mother





Tpt.

B. Tbn.



sim.  

  

sim.

sim.   

  



  

  

f

snap pizz.        f



 




14 68

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

          

B. Tbn.

NASA Press Spokesperson

  

 

   

   

 

Tpt.

 

   

 

    

       

  

      

  3    

 3   

give it to me

3   

 

A.

A 3

B.

 

 

what



La - dies and Gen - tle - men

or

 

spill

now.

3    3

ial - ly

you

had

for

3    

the dirt.

  break

  -

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

    

Vc. 2

   

Bass

        

     

          

 

 



mf



   

-

      

 

You can

tell

  







 



 

    

   



mf

   

  

  

    

 

  

 

 

Now one at a time

 

3      

 3  3  3  3          

3

Talkto me,talk to me,talk to me scan - dal

 

 

are

news

A

  -

 

meplease

up, please

  

3

   3

-

Now

f

f

   

arco 



 

arco 

 

   

    

 

   

  

   

    

 

   

  

  

      

 

  

 

    

 

 

   



te tell

speak up

san - te

A - san

     

  

 

3

3

 

        





 

     

   

 



3

Speak

 



were you born,where are your roots?

   



 

der

Where

fast



                          

the beans

you

  

Db.

3

mf

la - dy

 

es -

 

Vln. 2

    

 3        

 

Vln. 1



Black

your life,

 

  



3        

    

f

 

Come on



   

 

- san - te

     a - bout

T.

   

f

  

Now one at a time, please.

S.

  

 

 

 



   us all

 

tell

us

  





      


15

72

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

         

 

  

   

 

 

  

     

  3    

 3   

give it to me

3   

 

A.

A

    a

T.

B.

 

 

 - bout

 

La - dies and Gen

 

Come

on

now.

 

Black

        3

your life,

what

   

es -pec

la

3

  

-

dy

  ial - ly

you

had

for

 3    

spill the

the dirt.

You can

 

tell

break - fast

 



 

were you

 



3

 

3    

born, where are your roots?

 

 

are

news.

 

 

 

How

do

you

feel

 

 

 

How

do

you

     

me please

Come on,

         Speak

 

up, please

          

speak up

What

you

if

 

   

    

 

   

  

   

    

 

   

  

 

    

 

    

 

I want a

3

   

come on,

 

 

    

 

Vc. 2

 

 

Well

  

 

 



    

mf



    

     

Vc. 1



Bass

mf

      



  





f

   



     



Vla. 2

  





   



   

           



  

  



f

   





   

you

  



 

                  

der

 3   

     

-

Where

       



3

 

beans

    

3

-

or

tle - men,





Db.

  



Vla. 1

mf

Vln. 3



Vln. 2

mf

Vln. 1

 

f



-

 

- san - te 3



 

3

Now one at a time, please.

S.

      

 

    

     

   



                   

  

  

f

   

NASA Press Spokesperson

 

     

Asante

    

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



       

 



fail?

     

    

 


16

76

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

              

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 

NASA Press Spokesperson

   

   

    

    

 

   

 

What

   

  

  

I can't

a - bout

be - ing

you

die?

a

to go

to Mars?

as - tro - naut

to go to Mars?

   

 

   

Are

you

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

    

Vc. 2

    

     

 

 

         

     

    

      

   



 

 

 

 

How

do

you

 

feel

 

 

How

do

you

     

   

   

Come on,

   

f

          

   

come on,

What

if

  

   

  

  

         

         

 

   

  

 

     

  



            

 

 

 

  

 

I want a

you

 

            

A - san - te!

f

 

Well

  

                          

  

re - li - gious?

    

sex - y front page

    

  

the first black wo - man

             

speak for an - y - one else

Vln. 3

    

  

      

  

Bass

  

mf

     

  

 

 

 

Db.



   

Vln. 2

 

mf

    

Vln. 1

  

I want

if



 

the first black wo - man as - tro - naut

     

  

mf



        

- y,

Sir?

be - ing

 



   

          

  

 



     

f

      

   

please.

feel

B.

    

  

     

 



     sex - y stor

 

f

Well

   

a - bout

  

T.

 

     

A.

 

  

One at a time

S.

 

Asante

   

 

 



fail?

     

    

 


80

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

NASA Press Spokesperson

   

   

    

 

 

What

                  

      

  

 

be - ing

 

a -bout

be - ing

   

- y,

I want

a

     

   if

you

die?

     

you





mf



     

mf

   

      

I can't

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

    

Vc. 2

    

     

 

  

  

   

 

  

  

 

     

 

  

    

     

    

      

      Well

          

  

  

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

How

do

you

feel

 

 

How

do

you

 

   

 

    

 

  

A - san - te!

   

     

Come on,

   

come on,

I want a

What

if

you

  

 

   

  

  

 

  

  

    

 

  

 

            

A - san - te!

f

   

 



f

 

   

    



   

  

 

  

             

speak for an - y -one else

    

 

to go to Mars?

re - li - gious?

    

  

mf

      

 

Bass



A - san - te!

to Mars?

Db.

sex - y front page

Are

     

to go

the first black wo -man as - tro -naut

Vla. 1

  

        

Vln. 3

 

Vln. 2

the first black wo -man as - tro -naut

    

Sir?

          



     

f



     

Vln. 1

  

 

  



   

 

 

f

Well

 

a -bout

 

    

One at a time please.

     sex - y stor 

 

  

feel

B.

 

  

T.

 

     

A.

  

Asante

S.

 

           

17

   

         

 



fail?

     

    

 


18

    

 

  

84

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

    



     

 

    

    

   



   

 

  

 

f

f

    

 

 

      

  

A.

 

 

feel

B.

Vc. 1

Bass

What

         

Vc. 2

Db.

   

 

a -bout

be - ing

I want to

you

die?

as

   the

hear all

first



   f



mf

  



  

f

      

  



p



p



p

speak for an - y -one else

 

f

  

 

     





  - tro -naut

 

mf,, passionate

  



the

juice

 

re - li -

 

    



    

A - san - te!

A - san - te!

you

 

A -san - te!

to go to Mars?

      

Are





    

   

A -san - te!

gious?

A - san - te!

      

  

  

     

  

 

  

  

  

     

  

 

   

 

  

 

   

     

          

      

 

 



        

 

 

 



3

     3

I've worked, I've sac - r - ficed

to go to Mars?

black wo man as - tro naut -



    

      

  

     

         if

mf

 

f

mf

the first black wo -man

  

       sex - y stor - y,

T.

 

Sir?

be - ing





      

a -bout

  

I can't

     

     

   

One at a time.

S.

 



Well.

NASA Press Spokesperson

               

    

Asante

  

   

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Slower q = c. 70


19

     

88

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

      

B. Tbn.

Perc. Perc.

 

  

Hp.

 

Pno./Cel.

Asante

S.

 

A.

 

T.

B.

Vln. 1

    

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Ah

3

my heart I've

 

f

mf

 

   

    

of Ar

 

 

ff

for the son

l.v.

f

  



 

TAM - TAM

this dream,



                                          

f 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

loud whisper



   

 

 

   

f

 3    Tell us,

   

ies

 

for

       

CRASH CYMBALS

 

3

 

f

3

      



Bass

ri - ven

  

 f 



f





Vla. 2

f

Db.

 

Vla. 1

Vc. 2





Faster again q = c. 130

 

   

Vc. 1

   3  3       

mf



 

 

   

f

 

 







   



Tpt.

 

loud whisper

f

 3  

Tell us,

loud whisper

f

 3  

Tell us,

  

 p

 p

 

f





 



p



  

p

 

p arco



  

p

arco

 

f

 







f f

                

col legno battuto

     legno  battuto col           3

3

3

3

3

col 3legno battuto 3

    legnobattuto col 3 3        col legno battuto       3

3

3

3 3

3

3





arco







f

3 3

      3  3             

f

3

3 3 3 3  col3 legno battuto                3

f

p



f

f





loud whisper

3

  3       3

f


20 SCENE 4

93

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

Perc. Perc.

Hp.

3

3 3

3 3

Asante

S.

3

  

    

3 3





3

  

tell us,

 3  3      

tell us,

3     

     3    3

    3

Vla. 1

    3      3

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db. Bass

 

3 3

 

  





3

        

3 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

             



 

  

3

3

     

3

3         3

   3       gliss.

fp





    3

 3  3     3  

3

 

Vln. 3

3

          

  

Vln. 2

  

T.

  

3

3     

A.

Vln. 1

3

   

fp

tell us,

B.

3



   

Pno./Cel.

3

                          

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

                  

tellus, tell us,

 3  3   

 

fp

 

Who fp

f

f

 

fp

 

are fp

Who

 

fp



 3  3   

 3 

tellus, tell us,

tell us, tell us,

 3  

 3  3    

tell us,

tell us, tell us,







 col legno battuto 3

 

3

 

col legno battuto 3 3

  col  legno  

  norm.3     norm.3   

 

tell us,

3

3

 

 

3

   

    

norm.3



 

  

  3  3      3   3  

norm.3

                      

3

 3  

tell us,

3

   

ff    

norm.3

3

you?

       

you?

 3  

3

 

  ff     ff





 

 3  







you?

fp

Asante alone in her study sitting at her computer, checking emails and horoscop

q = c. 66         p 3 f flz.             3   p   stopped       3               f        

are

Who



flz.

are

f

tellus, tell us,



 

 

              

3

3

3     

 3     



3

shout ff

 3 3        tell us, tell us.            3          3       3     pizz.                 3   ppizz.              3 p 3   pizz. arco            

3

arco

 

p

 pizz.             

p

                              


21

 











  

   

 

 

 

 



    

98

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Asante

Vla. 1

p



  

And

if

they

     

      

     

       

       

Vc. 1

espress.

 

Vla. 2

Vc. 2

     

      

on

-



ly

knew

and if they could



see

me

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



 

     

     

     

   



    p

p

   

 

  

p

       

now

I

      

 

       

     

     

     

     



    

would not go,

 

they

                         

 



 106

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Asante

Vln. 1

 

 

  

   

   

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

 

 

 

      

 

Vla. 2

   

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

  

me

 

go.

  

   

 

  

  

  

      

     

     

            

 

 

p

      

I

don't

      

 

   p

  

  

                      

    

 

 p

p

           

  



  

            

pp

up - side down

  

p

     

  



is turn - ing

  

p

My life

p

    

 

     

    

 

   

would not let



 

   

Vla. 1

Db.

 

f

rec - og - nise my - self.

pp

      

Get your - self to - ge - ther..

mf

 

   

pp

   

pp

      

pp

pp

 



 



  

 

 

 

 


22

112

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

  

  

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Db.

 

mf

     mf

p

p

  

 

  

 

arco



arco



p

  

  

We mfsee horoscope page on screen

 un

mp 

  

der the



  











of

the











Ram

 









  











sign



 

  



   -

 

     

  

 

               As - an - te Pull your - self to - ge - ther mf    

 

Born

p

Vc. 2



mf

 

              mf                

 

Horoscope

Vla. 1

 

p



Asante



 117

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

Horoscope











 







 



















 

3

 3   

 You

of















3



-

ies,

3

you

of



Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vc. 2

 





 





          mf           

          mf

mf

 



           

Ah

Vc. 1



Mars

      

               

      



mf

CELESTA  mf

   

mf

mf

 

Vln. 1

          

mf

 

         



 Ar

 

  

mf



  



  

 

Pno./Cel.





  

In

                      

 


23

 

  

 

  

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

 

   

  

 

 

  

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

 



Vln. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

mf



mf

  

     

  3           It is on - ly











It has al - read - y





 

mf

mf

days ve - ry soon your life will change and your world will turn up - side down.

  

mf

  mf  

3  3                      

Horoscope



      

3

  

by go - ing back



  



120 Relax tempo slightly

3

It is on - ly

mf

 



3

by go -ing back that



  





  



 





mf, intense

    

mf intense



  

mf intense




24 124

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

   

mp

 



  

   







 



 you

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1





Vc. 2

 

can go for - ward.

    

Your strength

lies in those who

went be - fore you;

 

 

Seek

  

  p

           Seek

Seek

Seek

 







 

 



 



 

 



 



mp

mp

p

   

 

p

      

         

p

out your









 









 



  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 



 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 



 

 





 



mf

mf

arco

arco mf

  

con sord.



 



mf

Db.

 

Horoscope

Vln. 1



 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



arco mf

mp 

mp

mp

mp

 


25

127

Cl.

Fl.

  

Bsn.

Hn.



3

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

 

mf

  





mf

  





mf

  





  





  









     

senza mute mf

mf

        p

    3

 

Horoscope

mf

    

Tpt.



            

  

mf

p

  3        



Act quick - ly.

an - cest - ors

 

calling from the bedroom

Pau Luto

mp

 A

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

  

 

Vc. 2

Bass

 

Vc. 1

Db.

  

-

 3 

  

san - te

come back to

3



Act

mf



mf



mf



now. f       

    

  

3

What do you

A - san - te, what are you do - ing?

mf

 

3

bed.

 pizz.                 f

           

mf

 pizz.                 f

 pizz.                  f

            pizz.

f

   

                f pizz.



mf

  

pizz.             f



mf

  

pizz.             f



 



  



mf

Quicker , jovial (q = c. 112)

   



 mf


26

132



 



 

  

  

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Pau Luto

  

   

  

   

mf

mf

con sord.



say, what

3

    

did you say? Why don't you

come back

 to

 bed?

           A - san - te,

 

              

mf



   







         

 

mf

 

 

   



   



 

mf  3       3

A - san - te

What are you do - ing?

    

      It's five o'

 

 

      

    

  





Vln. 2

 

        

    

  





Vln. 3

 

      

    

  





Vla. 1

 

            

  





Vla. 2

 

            

  





Vc. 1

 

      

 





Vc. 2

 

      

 





 

      





Vln. 1

Db.

pizz

f


Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

  

                

Pau Luto









 



              

    

      gliss.   3

  

 

clock in the mor - ning. arco

Vln. 1

Vla. 1

  

Vla. 2

Vc. 2

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

   

Su -

  

gar



   

Fly

me to the

 

  

pizz.

mf pizz.

 

 

 

mf

 

 

mp

 

tenderly

Pau

 

            

 

pp

 

  

   Lu - to,  

  

 

 

 

 

   

 

  

  

   arco

play

a - mong

  

 

  

 

     

 arco

  

  

   

  



  



your

      

 

  



 

p

p

  p

  p

hi.

 

  p    

Su - gar,

  

 

me

let

    3

are you al - right?

 



Come here.

 

    p     

they kiss and embrace

         

   

   

      



     pp       pp        PIANO pp     p        

 

and

  

 

Slower and tender q = c. 80



 

moon

           

  



Vc. 2

  



Vc. 1

stars

Vla. 2

 

my

Asante walks into the bedroom

Pau Luto

Vla. 1

 

gar,

 

3

Asante

 

Su -

     

  



Pno./Cel.



Cl.

spiccato

145

Fl.

   

  



                                                           

spiccato arco

 

Vc. 1

  

  

 

Su - gar,

spiccato arco

  

Vln. 3

Db.

  

Vln. 2



  



Cl.



Fl.

 



139

27

    You're al - ways


I've got to train.

   









 

    



My Lu - to

 3    

   



   



   

laughs

   



com - ing and

   

    Pau Lu - to

 

   



   

  

    



Pau Luto

 

Mmm

  





   



   

Asante and Pau Luto kiss

   



    



Asante



Pno./Cel.

   

   p   

154



28

 

     

      

I'll be back in three weeks'time..I'll call,I'll e - mail

go - ing.

SCENE 5



  

      

Too bad that we can't join

 

 

   

 

 3     

    the zill - ion



mill - ion mile high

 club.

  

  



 

   



  

      



Pau Luto

Vln. 2



Asante



Pno./Cel.

        mf   

 

        Come back to bed.

                

          

mp



Hp.



Bsn.



Cl.



q = c. 130



Fl.

Asante on the phone to her mother and father

5



162

gliss.

 

 



mf









Mmm

Mmm

        

mf

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

 

Vla. 2

   

mf

mf

mf

mf

mf


29

168

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

      

mf

                 

      

   



 



  



  

  

  

    





  

  



  

   

    

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 

  

mf

mf

    mf

   

GLOCKENSPIEL

Perc.

p

 

  

mf

  

 

   

 







Pno./Cel.

Vln. 1

        

Vln. 2

 

  



  



  



Vln. 3

  

   



   



   



Vla. 1

      







 







Vc. 1

 







Vc. 2

 

mf

mf

Vla. 2







      







    



    



    

 

    

  

 





 

pizz.

mf


30

                 

177

Fl.

mp

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

             mp  

    

 



 



Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante





     

 





     mf

Hel



lo

Ma,

Mother

-



 







 hel

-

    

 

lo

 

   



Dad

mp

   

  

 





 

Star



 





  









p

p



   

 









 

 

3      

  

Hel - lo As - an- te

Father

  



mf

 mf

   

    

 

  

 

mp

mp

Tpt.

  

 

ba - by, black

 

ba - by

Your

   

  gliss.  

  

fa - ther's dri - ving me

 

How goes my star?



mad.

   



Shut up,

 

 

Vla. 1

 

      

     



Vla. 2

 

      

     



Vc. 1

 

      

     



Vc. 2

 

      

     



Db.

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

 

 pizz.



mp

arco

 mp



  

 





   





mp





mp




185

          

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

          

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante



   

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 

   

 

   

  

mp

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

     

   



      











  



    

 







 







         



two start ar

 

mp

  

 





      shut it.







 



 

-

gu -

  

ing

Mum,

 



 Star

ba - by, black

 

 

  

 

 

   

  

 

-

li - a - ble,

  

ba - by

   

un - re

he's

ba

so

  -

     

by



       



   

      

   

  

           

   

      

   

      

   





     

           

 

  

Come home

  



Ah!

   

   

 



Star

ba - by,

my

   

pizz.

 

  

 

     



 

  

                 

 



     



if you found

pizz.

                  

 

         



  

  

un-re - li - a - ble

 

 

I'm cal - ling to ask

      

  



ture?



Star



       

      

  

   

  

did you find that pic

     

 

   

       



He's so

Father





Now don't you

Mother



31

  

   

 


32 193

Cl.

Bsn.

Hp.

Fl.

 





 

   

 

Asante

that pic

   

ture

of me

  

We haven't seen you

 

Father

Vln. 1

   

ba - by

to

for so long. Your

  Where is

  my

take

 

 

  

 

Mars?

 gliss

.

Why

me

mad.

star?

Vln. 3

 

  

Vln. 2

to

fa - ther's dri - ving

   

  

 

   

aged six

p

 3    

   

  

     

3     

 

Mother

 

         

 

 

 

Shut up,

Shut up,

 





p



p





 

 don't

you two



     

   

 

Vc. 1

   

   

 

Vc. 2

   

   

 

   

      

mp





  

ar - gu - ing





please

 

 

Oh



wo - man.



arco

  just stop

    



 

arco

 



   



 

My

p



     

  



Db.



 

       

 

Vla. 2

Have you ta - ken your vit - a - mins?

Vla. 1

         p

   

mp



mp

  

mp

  

Pno./Cel.



He's

 

lit-tle As

    -

san te,



   



 

 

 

 

 



 



 



 



 

 


33 200

Fl.

       

Bsn.

Asante

  

Mother

so

 

Father

Vln. 1

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Db.

found

Have you

  

the pic - ture?

      

dis - a

- gree - a - ble,

  

Star          

Vln. 2

Vc. 2















                                       mp

Cl.

    



he's so



said you'd find

 



the pic - ture.

Why

by

Shut it, shut up

 

 

 

 

  

She's

      p



       p





 

   

         

 

 

 

    

 

    

 

up the phone





bies?

 

 

I'm hang - ing

don't you have ba

 

  

                         

  

   

Please.



p

Asante hangs up the phone

    



 





      

wo - man!





 

stu - pid

p

 



             



ba

  

dis - a - gree - a - ble

                                     



  





you

       p

           

                            

 207

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

 



   

Mother

 

     

 

     

  

    

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

             

tel - e - phone; -she nev - er list - ens

  

looks at the phone p

Father

         

             She's al - ways hang - ing up the

to her



mo - ther.



 

I nev - er

           hang - ing up the phone She'shung up the phone.                                             pp                                                pp

                              

Vln. 3

                

Vla. 1

                                 

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

               

pp

           

 should

  



have borne

her;

mp

      p

 so

p

un - grate - ful, so



     



 

     



   

  

  

     

       

      



  

  

                                   


34 215

   

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

                

         

 



un - grate - ful. .They

Vln. 1

 

 



 

 



 

mf

 



    



    



 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

Db.

 

   

   

   

   

my



lit - tle

 Star

 



 







We

have

lost

her

to

a

Ba - by. You should

 





 

be



proud.

She was



 

 

 



 

mp





 























   

   

mp



 



 

 

    

 



 

 

   

         

           

          

           

            

mf

mf

arco



 



so

 

    

   

mp

p

Star





 

p

 



p

Vla. 1

lit - tle

p

Vln. 3

p

p

    

  

 

p

Vln. 2



My



al - ways leave you in the end.

 

Father



p

          

   

Mother

  



p

B. Tbn.





            


35 224

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Hp.

 



p



red

   lit

Father

on - ion in the sky.

 - tle

 once;



al - ways









 

 









ther

should

be

a

   

p



No

mo

-



the

-

stars

 







Vln. 3

 











Vla. 1

          

   

Vla. 2

          

   

 

 

 

 

-

and tel - e - scopes.



      

 

6



               



   



     



Vc. 2



Vc. 1

6

        

              

p



  

6

Vln. 2

    

ob - sessed with

       









p

       

Mother

Vln. 1





p







 

 



 



 

                    



    

                   



    

                            

                            


36

232

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Hp.

    

 

   

       

 





l.v.

   

  





  

   

 

  





      

 



p

        





 

lone

   

Chil - dren are for keep

 

Her dream's come

 

  









 



true.

ing.

My

are for

keep

lit - tle

 



      



      

  

pizz.

 

  

 

     

  

 

 

  

 

  

 

     

  

 

 

   

 

 

  

     

 

close.

girl.

 

- ing

  



 

chil -dren





ing

 

  

-



       

 

 

     

   

 

chil -dren are for keep

   



 

ing

 

 

  



-



  

p

   

Chil - dren are for lov

       



 

      

p

 

 

  



p

     



 

Vla. 1

Db.



Vc. 2

 

harmonics

Vln. 3





Vc. 1

     

Vln. 2

Vla. 2

   

   

p

p

p

 con sord.

   

   



p



p

Father

Vln. 1

Mother

 

Pno./Cel.



 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



 

   

  

 

 

   

 

  

   

 

 


37

TRAINING: We see Asante spinning in dark, simulated space pre-recorded soundtrack of space noise, breathing and mission control dialogue

SCENE 6 237

Fl.

Perc. Perc.



Mother

Vln. 1





Vc. 1

Vc. 2

  

p







 



 

 

 

p

 

 

p



 

 

 

 

 

p solo (quiet rumbling and distortion)

 

p

 

mp

TAM-TAM

p

 



  

Bass

  open string   

Db.

Vla. 2

p

Vla. 1





Vln. 3

 

WHIRLING DISC



 

Vln. 2

q = c. 60

   

Father



 

253

Perc. Perc.

Vln. 1



  

 

 

TAM-TAM

 

p

 

 

 

TAM-TAM



 



 

 

 



   

Vln. 2

 

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

  

 

 

  




38

Perc.

270   

Slightly quicker q = c. 66

Pno./Cel.



Asante

 p

 



is

my

world.

 

 

 

  

 

 

 CELESTA

 



  

    

  

 

  

take mute

 

 

  

take mute

Vln. 2

 

 

take mute

Vln. 3

 

 

  

take mute

Vla. 1

 

 

  

take mute

Vla. 2

 

  

take mute

Vc. 1

 

take mute

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 Cl.

Hp. Pno./Cel.

 

 

 

Vln. 1

   

 





 

 con sord.          

   

con sord.    

 

pp

Vc. 2

I could be

a

be - liev - er

the beau -ty of

    

p

l.v.

p                                                                                   

 

con sord.

Vc. 1

    

this

earth.

   

   

  

 

pp

   

  

   

   

con sord.

pp

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

  

   

 

   

    

   

pp con sord.

Vla. 2



pp

Vla. 1

be - liev - er

con sord.

Vln. 3

a

282

pp con sord.

Vln. 2

 

p

Asante

I could be



Vln. 1

This

   

   

 

 

 

 

  

   

  

  

   

 

Ah

   

   

   

   

 

   

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 


39

  

284

Cl.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

   

 

 

 



 

 





 

mp

 

 

                                                                                 

     

  

Vln. 3

   

 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

   

     

 

Since

I

   

  

  

   

 

 

 

 

  

 

   

 

 

a

girl

   

      

     

 plan

-

ets

   

  

  

 

 

 

 the

   

   

 

   

was

    

 

  

   

 

 

 

mf

  

    

Vla. 1

   

  

Vln. 2

Vc. 2

mp

 

Asante

Vln. 1

   

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

   

  

 

 


40

 

286

B. Tbn.

Perc.

  

  



 

 



 







p

mf



mf





mf

 



 

 

 

 



Hn.



Bsn.



Cl.

mf

 

Hp.

to

me

  

   

 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

 





I

hear

their

per

 

   

  

  

   

 



   

  

    

Vla. 1

   

  

Vln. 3

 

 

 

   

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

 fect



 



 

mu

sic.

     

  

 





  

 

This

  

is what

I

want.

                

                    

                          

                 

                     

pizz.



sang

     

Vln. 2

Vc. 2



Vln. 1

 

 



Asante

 



                                           



Pno./Cel.

  

 

  




41

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288

 

 

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

Vln. 1

 

 

  

I

fly

sub.p

    

PIANO

f

 



I

                           

    

 

                        

                         

    

   

f

 

 

glis

s.

gliss.

glis

 

s.

  

 



 





                               

f

                               

f

                               

    

f

  

   

   

   

   

   

   

  

f

f

  



gliss.



fly

  

  



f

 

                            

Vc. 1

 

f

 

Vla. 2

 

f

Vla. 1

Bass

f

Vln. 3

Db.

 

Vln. 2

Vc. 2

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

        

f

gli ss.

Hn.

p



Bsn.

           

  



Cl.



Fl.

        

 6         

f

    f

f

f


42

  

   

290

Fl.

pp

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

      7

pp

 





   

3

  

 



pp

  

 

poco

CELESTA

                                                                                         pp

Pno./Cel.

 pp

 

Asante

Beau

Vln. 1

-

-

ty,

  

beau

-

-

ty,

such

 

beau

 - ty

    3

 

l'll

                                                                  pp

                                                                

Vln. 2

pp

                                                                

Vln. 3

pp

                                                                

Vla. 1

pp

            

Vla. 2

pp

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

            pp

            pp

 ......  ric.

Db.

 

p


43

292

Fl.

Cl.



 

mf

  



Hn.





Perc.





 





 

 

p

f

PIANO

    

mf



f

3

die



 of



such beau

-

  

   



 

 

 

 

     

6

 

ty.

 

p

I

die,

 

 

I

die

  

of

fear

                                          p

                      

          

                      

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

                      

          

                      

                                          p

f

f

  f

p



f

Vc. 1

   

  

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

f

Vla. 2

mf

f

Vla. 1

flz.

                       

Vln. 3

mf

 



 

 

Vln. 2

fp

p

p

 

flz.

p

mf

 

Vc. 2

p

Vln. 1

  

Hp.

Asante

flz.

                                        

Pno./Cel.



 

 

3

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



3

mf

Bsn.

 

 

f

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

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

p



  

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

p



  

      

     

p

                                          p

                                          p


44



294

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Tpt.



 







 

mf

 

  



mf

mf

 

                                                                          Hp. mf

                                                                  

Asante

Vln. 1

 





 

Oh

help

me

mf

 to,

 

 

to

be

                                                                      mf

                                                                         

Vln. 2

mf

Vln. 3





                                                                     

  

Vla. 1

  

  

        

  

        

 

  

        

  

        

mf

Vla. 2

  

Vc. 1

                                                                

   

mf

                                                                

Vc. 2

mf

Db.

  mf


45

296

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.



  

 

 

  

Tpt.

 

mf

B. Tbn.





















 

  



                                

    

mf

 



 

  

Asante



                            

brave.

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

Db.

Bass

go

where

 

  

  

 

 

 

   

  

 

 

                                   

    

none

 

                                  



 



have

 

                     

gone

                                  

be - fore

 

 

 

 

 

 





 



 



 



  

        

  

        

                               

  

        

  

        

                               

   

Vc. 2

and

                                  

   

Vc. 1



 

 

Hp.

   

 



                           



                           

    

    

  



mf

 

 



 



 

 

              

              


46

298

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

S.

A.

T.

B.

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass



 

   

 







 

 

 

       

f



 



 

 f

               f  

                                         

           

f

            

pp

f

  f

        

                                                          

f

mf

                          

 

 

f



 

       

p

Help me

 

 

 

 

   

  senza mute  

      

  

  

  

  

f

 

  

f

                                                                                        

                                       

f





 f

                            

hum p

m hum p

m

m

            m m hum   p            

m

m

         m          m

m

m

m

 

 

 

  senza mute    

senza mute

senza mute

senza mute

 

senza mute

 

          

                          

hum p

senza mute

now

senza mute

f

Sombre but full of tension

   


47

  303

Cl.

     p

Bsn.

Hn.

     

 

     

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Ruth Yellow

Gelma

p

      p

  

    

   

       

   

  

     

  

 

p

     

p

  

T.

B.

Vc. 1

             

  



p



  

Db.

Bass

p

   

             

 

m

m

m

     

m

       

  

  

     

 

   

 

    

          

  

   

         

  

     

         

  

    

 

 

An

An

An

in - ner cloak

in - ner cloak

in - ner cloak

in - ner cloak

of fire

m

of fire

m

of fire

m

   

of fire

 

m



  



  

 

  

 

  

  



  



  

  



  



 

 mp





 

mp

mp

 

 

An

 

  

m

  

        

    

Ah

                 m m

  

m

     



    



Vc. 2

 

m

m

     

  

   

 

A.

  

     

m

      

                m

    

Ah

S.



  


48

308

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

  

   

 

 



at

 



 

 

         

 

poco

poco



 

 

 

the bones

  

and flesh

    poco



hides

 

in



  

and flesh

poco           

  

  



the bones

and flesh

at

     tears

 

  

      the

     tears at

at

bones

  the bones

  and flesh

hides

in

  

 

 



hides

in

poco

hides

poco

  

  



 

  

 

  

In

our

p



house

  

 

was pain

In

dark - ened pla - ces

dark - ened pla - ces

in

dark - ened pla - ces



 

dark - ened pla - ces

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vln. 2



 



 

 



tears

Vln. 1

p

poco

tears

B.

 

More movement (q = c. 80)

 

 

  

T.

 

     

A.

 

 

poco

Ruth Yellow

S.



  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Fl.

   



 

 

p



  

 





 

  



 

  

p



 

  

p



 

  



 

  

p

p

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Bass



  



  

  

p

Vc. 2

Db.



  



  



 

  

p

 p


49

314

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.













  

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Fl.

   

Ruth Yellow

our

Gelma

S.



 



 



  



 



  





 



  



 p



 

 

  



p



 



  



 

  

 p

p

p

p

    

house was

fear



In our house was

         fear,

 

fear,

   

hat - red and re - morse

 and

 

     

p

     

p

 p     

     



p

 

mp

grief

 

 

mp

 Mar

In

 

   

their house

I

  



p

Ah

A.

T.

B.

Vln. 1



Ah

       p

Ah

Ah

Ah

Ah

  p    





Vln. 3

Vla. 1

   

Vc. 2

Db.

 

Vc. 1



Vla. 2

 

  

Vln. 2

Bass

  

 

  





















   



   





   



 



  

 

 

   

     

     



p

p



p

 

       

p

     

p

Ah

Ah

 

  p

p

 

p

 

p

 

p

   

mp

      mp

       

mp

  


50

322

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

A.

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2



     



   





 

          

  



 

  

cus,

   

 

 Mar

-

3

mp

   p

          Ah Ah        

     

Vc. 2

 mp

mp

mp

mp

mp

my man did beat



our



 

Ah

         

Ah

  

 p

p

p

  

 

 

p

Ah

Ah

p

 

  

     

 

bore

      

    

 mp

mp

mp

mp

mp

    

  

The earth

Ah

  

 

The earth

   

  

  

p

  p

  p

 was

  

p

   

 

  

     

 

was

 



p

  

  

daugh

      

      dry and

bar ren

     

dry and

bar ren

     mp

     

 

          

mp

    

  

mf

          

 



mp



mp



are

my

and flung him in a

     

bath

and flung her in a

bath



m

The



The

m

salt

     pain is



pain

hand - ed on

     

is hand - ed, the

  

  

There were fires.







   



  



  

     

 

  

 

  

   

There were fires.

mp

  

mf

an - ces - tors

salt

mf



 

    

These



        

mp

mp

          



ter

        



Ah





the

 

p

p

 

p

p

salt bath

                 

   



and flung him in a



Ah

Ah

Ah

 

  

Ah

son

                



   

Ah

cus

Ah

Ah

mp

               

Ah

 



mar ried the son    I                         Ah Ah Ah Ah Ah Ah                                Ah

 





p

p

  

  

       

Bass

         

     

Vc. 1

Db.



     

T.

Vln. 1

mp



Ah

B.

    

Ruth Yellow

S.

Asante

Gelma

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

   

 

     

 

     

mf

mf mf

mf


51 329

Fl.

Cl.

   p

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

p

 

   

 

p

Pno./Cel.

Asante

mp

Vln. 1

  

   p  

Vln. 3

 

Vla. 1

   

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 p p

p

 p

    

       

    

  

cus



These are

Mar

-

  

3

        my

   



       

cus

my



man did beat

p





p

 

our

My



I

bore

 

 

 

 

 

    

and flung him in

a

on and on.

 

p

 

  

 

  

mp



     

 

  

 

  

mp

 

mp

mp

  



  

 

  

 

     

 

 

pp

 pp



pp

  pp

 

pp

 



There p

were

lynch



 

were

 

 

 



 



There



  

     





 

  

 

  

pp pp



pp

     

 

  

  



  

  

pp

lynch

     

 

-

ings

  

 

ings

p

 p

 

 





mp

mp

p

  

 p



p



p

 

  



mp

mp

-

  

and

sor

and

sor

row.

                

 

 

 



row.

   





ter

p

  

te

p



mp

     

  

 



p

   

     

 

  



p

  

daugh



p

bath

  

 

salt



on.

is As - an

the

 

mp

     

mp

  



 

   

mp

 

name

son



 

  

           

             





p

 p

 

an - ces - tors

son

  

p



mar - ried the

  p

  



 p

  

p

pp



Mar



 

     

mp

p

 

  

       

Vln. 2

 



and

  

I

B.



pp

    

fp

pp

    

 

  

    

T.

 

pain

 

A.



 

    

fp flz.

mp

S.

  

  

   

 

flz.

3

p

  

Gelma

 

Ruth Yellow



  



 

 

p

Hp.

 

     

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 


52 335

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Perc.

p

       

Pno./Cel.

     

 

p

  

Vln. 1

 

bu - ried

  

    

p

no

p

no

one,

no

black

one,

no

black

          no

  



  

  





And

           I



f

  

f



 

 

 

   

    

 

a - lone

Ah

one,

per - son was safe

  

   

p

 

   

per - son was safe

  in  

 

earth.

 

  

  

earth.

 earth.

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

   

Vla. 1

   

Vla. 2

   



  



  



  

 

  

 

  

 

  

p

p

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

  



     

p

   

p

   

p

p

 

 

   

  

 

We

  

f

 

  

- to the

Their blood ran in - to the

   

 

Their blood ran in - to the

     

no black

f

We

 Both.           

per - son was safe

         

  

 

p

have stood

                      no black per son was And no one, Their blood ran                      And



                  

Both.

           

And

 

  

 



 

 

  

     

 

them both.

And

 

T.

  

A.

and

B.



      

     

 

Ruth Yellow

S.

   

       

 

Asante

Gelma

 

    

   

Hp.

                        p              p              

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

     

p

p

   


53

            340

Fl.

Tpt.

Asante

mp

 

  knew

Gelma

sor - row,

too

  knew

sor - row

Cl.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Ruth Yellow

we knew, we knew

Perc.

And we lived in such

Fly, A - san - te,

ness

fly

             

3

hope - less -

tend



SUSPENDED CYMBALS





  

        5

Breathe

  land

5

mf

s glis

  gliss. 

.

 

ten

   

         

fly,

breathe and

         

We

       

      

and

 

 

 



ded the

   



fly

 

We

are

land

f

5

. gliss

gliss.

  

f





f

f

 

Fly, A - san - te, fly, A - san - te fly, A -san - te

 p                

f



Fly, As - an - te, fly, As - an - te fly, As - an - te

meno mosso (q = c. 70)

5

 





5

 





 





  

 



 



 



 

 



  

       Fly, A - san - te,

f

5

pp

and your mo - mma ran in - to the earth

 

  



     

 

no long - er slaves

3

3

our

 p                 

  3         

ed

  



   

    

  

But we had land we

ness

Breathe

  

                    Ah

     Fly for

us

  

 

f

 

 

 

  

  

 



Gelma

we knew sor row

3



Ruth Yellow

    

 

hope - less -



Pno./Cel.

3

 

3

 

Hp.

       

3

   

5

Cl.

3

And we lived in such

3

             

350

Fl.

3

we knew sor row

sor row



    

Ah

Gelma



knew fear?

3

we knew, we knew sor - row

         

345

Fl.

 

                 You

Ruth Yellow

CELESTA

   f  

                              

Fly, A -san - te, fly, A -san - te fly, A -san - te

   

We

are

no long

 

                          -

er slaves.

                

 

 

 

Fly, As - an - te, fly, As - an - te fly, As - an - te

We

are

no

 long -

  er


54

354

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Ruth Yellow

f

      



         f                   f        

           

     

 

  

 

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

   

 

  

     



 

          



     

ff

      ff

      

 

 

ff

         

ff



 

   

  

  

 

 

    

        

 

 

 



 

 

 



 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

         

    

ff

 

Vln. 2

Bass

 

        

                  f



ff

             f

f

Don'twait for an - y

slaves.

Db.

 

Gelma

Vln. 1

       

     



Cl.

  



- one.

      Don't

 

 

wait

       



ff

Don'twait forto - mor - row

 

 

forcour age

         

        Go

As - an - te

We wentbe - fore

   ff           

   

or an - y - one else

Go,

As an

                  f

ff

te



 

fly

      Go, As



  



 

 

loco

 

an

     te

We



     

 



     

 

 

     

 

                 

  f              ff                  ff f

             

 



ff

f

 

 

loco

-

loco   

 

 

 

                  f ff

             

 

 

 

 

 

         f          f

 

 

   f

                        ff                 

   

   



 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

                   

 

     


55

                       

  

  



                   

  

  



  



359

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

           

                        

  

                        

  

Asante

 

the pain so

  

Gelma

    

   

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Bass

 

bet

         



ter,

  

  

     

  

As - an - te

We are

con - nect - ed

   

  

As - an - te

We are

con - nect - ed

    

You're not al -

hard

 

one

 



   

  

  



           

  

 

  

 



  

so

  

         

 

   

is



  

      

mf

     



  

  



sub.p

It

      us

   





      

strong - er than

   

 

       us

sub.p

         





   





     

 



  

  

      

   



  



   

   

 

     



bet

  

   

  

ter, strong - er than

 

    

 

      

              you could fol - low,

     



you could fol - low,

bore the pain so

Db.

                      

Ruth Yellow

Vln. 1

sub.p

                   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

       

 

 

            sub.p

           

 

            sub.p

           

   

            sub.p

 

           

   

            sub.p

 

              

 

 

 

                       

       

               

   

sub.p






56

Scene 7 Asante's home

rall. 

Fl.

Cl.

 363     ff       

A tempo

ff

Bsn.

                ff

Hn.

ff

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

      ff

       

       

Pno./Cel.

Asante

Gelma

Pau Luto

PIANO ff

          

  

   

      

ff

     

    

 

tokeepgo ing

 

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

 

     ff

Vc. 1

      ff

Vc. 2

      ff

Db.

        ff

Bass

       ff

 

f

PIANO

      f

    

            

Now your din - ner's ru - ined, smoked as - par - a - gus, jerk

chick - en, dam - mit!

arco      

arco     

  

   

arco     

pizz.

f

f

  

arco

  

  

  

 

arco

 

   

pizz.



pizz.

late?

    

    f

- ways

   

f

pizz.

3

arco     

  

Why are you so al

f

    

pizz.

ff

Vla. 2

  

pizz.

 



     3              

  

f, angrily

It is so hard to keep go - ing

Vln. 1

    mf

f

f

3         

 

mf

f

arco

pizz.

f

 

  

arco

 



  



  

 



 


 



 

 



   

 



  



 

 



    f

 



   

 



    f

     ff



     



    

      

     



    

368

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Pno./Cel.

       

Pau Luto

Why do I both - er?

Vln. 1



Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

f

f

f

f

    3                       

Dam - mit,

dam - mit! Su - shi

    3         

I thought you loved it Why did - n't you phone?

It is so hard to keep go -ing

 

   



  

                   p f

 

    



   

 

             f p 

 



   

p

     f

                        p f

 

   



  

                        p f

 

     f



   

              f  p

 

     f



   

    



   

    



    

p

p

p

p

  

p

f

f

f

f

Vc. 2

Tell me!

                  p f

Vln. 2

Db.

57

   

 

f

 mp


58 372

Cl.

   

  

 f 

     

   f

mp

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

 

 

   

 mp

p

  

f



 

   p

   

f



  

  

p

  

f



 

  

  



  

        



  

  



  

  

Fl.

p

f

p

  



mp

  

p

f

p

p

p

p

f

f

p

f





   

Hp.

 

Pau Luto

mp  

    

 

 

f          

 

   

Know - ing that you're go - ing, know - ing that you're go - ing; how do you think I'll man - age?

Vln. 1

Stay

   

p          If you loved me,

Stay

 



Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

 p dolce

 p dolce

p dolce

p

 

dolce

dolce

 p

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

p dolce

p

dolce

p

mf


59 376

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Hp.



Asante

Vln. 1

   



   

    

  

 

 

  



   

  

  



   



p

p

p

 p

    

   



  

           

  

mp

mf

  

  

 

 p

 

 

  

 

if you

loved

me

           you would - n't

go

 

  

 

Vc. 1



p

   

Vla. 2

 

Vla. 1

mp

    

 

Vln. 3

  

mp

Vln. 2

Vc. 2





       

Pau Luto



mp

       

Pno./Cel.

   

  



mp

     

mp

   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



 

so far

   for so

long.

  

mp



mp



 Stay

  

  

mf

Pau Lu - to

       and

don't risk your life

and don't risk

 mf



 



  

mp



 

 

 

 

 

mp

mp

 

mf

mp

 

mf

mf

mf

mf

Babe, you

     

mf

mp

p



  



your life


60 380

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

     

Vln. 1

 3 mf                  

Asante

Pau Luto

3

know

I have to go.

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

all peo - ple. It's on - ly two years

 

 

Vln. 2

You of

I'll be back, I'll be back

     

mf

Mil - li - ons of light years



p

p

 p

 p



p



p

 

       

p

 

 

  

p

 



You

p

  

years

a

way from me



 

        Do    

want - ed me to go.

       

   p   

    

  

Mil - li - ons of light

p

 

384

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

  

B. Tbn.

Perc.



    



Vln. 1



 

  

Vla. 1

Vc. 1

       f

f

  f

 

  f   

f

 3

 

p

  

     

     

   



      

 

            

     





 

  pp   pp

pp

 

pp

                   



      

    

 f

 

   



to know you're crumb - ling. `You know I love you

 

Vln. 2

f

      



  

più mosso q = c.78

  

you know how scared I am, it does - n't help

Pau Luto

   

Asante



    

Tpt.

rit.

 

     

The whole world loves you,

the whole world loves you;

   

you don't need


61



387

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Pau Luto

Vln. 1

 

 

 

 

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 

 

 

     

  

f

 f

             me, you don't need me;

the whole world is your

 lov

 

p espress.

 

      

p espress.





VIBRAPHONE motor on (slow speed)

   f

                                

   

 

  

  

          

er now

      

  

f

 

Slower q = c. 52

 



Vla. 1

  f

  

Vln. 3

f

Vln. 2

 f  

f

    



 



 

 f

 f

 f

 f

  

 



I dream

of

you,

p,,espress.

you don't, you don't need me

      

      

      

p espress.

p espress.

    I dream,











  I

p espress.

      

p espress.

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

  f



f

 

 f

  f

      

p espress.

f

                                p

   p


62

                                                                           391

Perc.

Pau Luto

dream

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

of

fire

                                    



 

and there you are

 

a - blaze

in

               

 

fire



and

I,

 and

                                                   

              

                                                  

              

   395

Cl.

  

pp

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Pau Luto

  

  

 p



 I

   can't

  

p

help you,

 

 p

f

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

       

Vc. 1

           

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

 

pp

                                                



 

   

pp



       f with distortion

p

f

p

      

     

     

pp

pp



 

f

    

 

             

        



          

I dream

Vla. 2

pp

sub - sumed in fire

Vln. 2

   

pp

 

  

                                        

 

Vln. 1



      

         

 

f



  

                     

pp

    

 

    

   

 

  

  

 

   of

you,

  

I dream,

  

I

 

     

pp

                                  pp                                          

pp

                                          

pp


63

  400

Hn.

B. Tbn.

p





p

     

    

mp

 



 

 



 

 

mp



                              mp

Perc.

                                    

Pau Luto

  

dream

Vln. 1

 

 



of

flames



  

 

 



  

 





  

 



  

and there

  

                                   

you are

  

  

 

  

 

 



mf



 

a - blaze

in

 

 

  

fire

and

I,

   and













Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

    

         

                                

                                 

    

         

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

mp

mp

Vc. 2

                                

                             


64

404

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

     

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Pau Luto









f



    



   

mf

f

                   

                

                    

 



                                         

fp

fp

      





 

 

can't help you,

   

  



sub - sumed



mp

   

  

 

   

  

 

 





mp



 

f

   

f

 

f

                       

       

                fp

fp

       

fp

       

fp

       

fp

     

fp

                   

fp

       

              

 

          ff      

fp



fp

              

 

f

                                                                          Oh

 

f

           

         

in fire

mp

             

Vc. 2



    

Vc. 1

  

            

Vla. 2

           

Vla. 1

 

f

 

  fp

f

             

Vln. 3

Bass



Vln. 2

Db.

 

I

Vln. 1

 mf   

Perc.

Hp.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.



       

fp

     

                                                

                       fp                         fp                         fp

        

                           fp

           

            ff



        ff

  ff



  ff         ff    ff





              ff

                          ff                     ff                         ff                                           ff                     ff                   ff

                  ff                 ff

             ff              ff               ff               ff


65

 

408

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Pau Luto

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2



 

  

  

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

















              





















    

    

   

                   

                                     

 



































   

 

(p

  

 



I live

in

fear

   of

par

         



ting

I live in fear of your par

-

   



ting

 

don't know



















                                          pp

                                          pp

                                       pp

                                        p

-

pp            

                                   



                                       p                                        





                                             

  

 

 

                    

pp

                                       pp

                        p

p

Vc. 1

pp

 

Hp.

     

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

     

                                         





pp










66

 

413

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

mf

   

 

 



 

 



  



     how

  





to live

         f

with

- out

    

  





                  





  p

 

 

you.

f



 



 



                                                                                                 mf

 

 3        

f

  f  f 

          





  

f

      

3

  

   

sfp



  

 

      



  

 

        



  



  



 











               

   

                         

                         

                 

f

f

stay

Stay,





   

f

         mf                                 





     

f

        



Stay for the chil - dren we should have had

mf

Db.



mf

mf

   

  

mf

pp

 



 

                             

Vc. 2

   

 

Vc. 1

  

Vla. 2



   

 

Vla. 1

   



pp

 

Vln. 3

Vln. 2

  

  

Pau Luto



 

mf

Vln. 1



mf

Perc.

Pno./Cel.



 

  

  

Hp.

    

pp

B. Tbn.



  

  

Tpt.

  


67 417

   

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

                           



                             ff

   





                                



   

      

  

 

ff

Hn.

fp

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

 









   

  

ff





   

Pau Luto



 

  

 

 

 

 

ff

  







   

   

 

for the life

Vln. 1









we've made

      



 

ff

      

 



                   

      

                   









fp

ff

 

 

 

Stay



 



 

 



 

      

PIANO

ff



 

for

me



     Oh





stay

                                           

                   

 

                                           

                   

 

                                           

                   

 

                                           

                   

 

                                           

                   

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

  

   

       

 

   

   

       

 

   

 

 

       

 



  

ff

   

       

 

   

   

       

 

   

 

 

       

 



ff    

   

        

 

 

   

        

 

 

 

 

        

 



 

   

        

 

 

 

 

        

 



 

Vc. 2

Bass



  

Vln. 2

Db.





ff

B. Tbn.



ff

    

                                  

 

ff

Tpt.



ff

        



ff

 




68

                         

423

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

             



     

    





 

   

   

   

      

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

   



    



Pno./Cel.

      

           

 

Asante

  

Pau Luto

for

 

 

mf

mf





 

Oh

me









                

  

           ff

  

 

      

f

Don't

 

 

 



 

 

      

     



do this





   to



         



    



me



  

Stay

  for





    

   



      





          

Don't





 

                          

  

  

ff



 

           



do this

to



me

 

 

me



for

Vln. 1

                                                                              

Vln. 2

                                                                             

Vln. 3

                                                                                                                                             

Vla. 1

                                                               

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

     

   

 

     

      

 

 

       

      

 

 

   

Vc. 2

     

   

 

       

       

 

 

    

       

 

 

  

 

      

    

   

     

     

   

   

 

   

       

 

 

       

       

 

 

   

Db.

Bass

   

   

   

   

  


Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

              428   



 





                   



 





  



 





                



  

              



  

 



 





  



 





  



  

  

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Pno./Cel.

 

 



 

  Pau

 

Pau Luto

 

  

 

  

Asante

  

 

    

lo,

don't

 

 me,

Vln. 1

                 

  

   

                  

   

   

               

Vla. 1

               

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

    f



 

 

  



mf

mf

 

f





  

  for me,

    not

                 



         Pau Lu - to,

 

   

you're act - ing

wild







 

   



 

   



 

   



Mars

     

                    

 



   



   



   

  

                         

          

  

                         

          

                        

             

 



   

  

  

   

                           

             

   

   

     

                         



            

 

   

                      

 

             

 

Vc. 2

  Care

   

 

please!

me

   

Vln. 3

Bass

                   

Vln. 2

Db.

 -

69

  

 

    


70

 

        

 

  

        

                         

 

432

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

  

f

f

      

  

 

 

         

   

     

f      

  

 

 

      

  

 

 

 



f

  

  

      

 f





Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

  

f

          

  

 

 

 

 



   

   

           

  

I

stop

  

 

 

Choose,

choose,

choose now

        

     



  

can't

No,

          If you real - ly loved me

              



  

        

              



  

        

      



  

 

      

              

        

         

   I can't!

   Choose,

  

 

   

   

        

     

  

 

  

 

      

Youwan - ted me to go, you

  

  were

 

proud

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

choose, choose

 

 

   

 

       

 

        

  

     

  

 

 

      

              

 

       

       

 

    

           

            



    

        

  

     

             

             



    

        

  

     

              





 

       

 

  

            



     

       

 

  

 

        

       f

 

  

 

Stop it,

Pau Luto

                           



   


71

435

  

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

    

         

   

      

     

 

        

  

   



             

        

  

 

 

  

 

 

fp

         



 

 

for this

day.

Vln. 2

  

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

        

                 

 

 

    



 

 

    

     

 f

     

   

fp

  

    time for

 



       

 3      

f

  

  



      

             f



an ar - gu - ment

3

  

Choose

              

Vc. 1

 

Vla. 2

 



This is no

Vln. 1

Vla. 1

        



        

 

yearto get to Mars. dam - mit.

          

      

 



fp

                    

Vln. 3



 

                  It takes a

 

 

fp

 



I've worked so hard

Pau Luto

 

                 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

         

When

you

 re -

 

turn

I

    won't

                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                  

   

 

 

 

    

   

   

 

    

        

   

 

 



  

    

  

 

   

   



    

   



 



 

   

 

 

 

    

   

   



   

  

     

         





    


72

439

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

molto rit.

Everything black. Asante alone. We see Mars and Earth/constellations on screen

 

 

Faster q = c. 70  





pp



pp





                     

       

 

  

pp

       

       

      

   

pp

 

  

 

 

 

 

 



 



  



 

 





VIBRAPHONE



pp

 

 

 

 



  



   

 

   



 

 



  

 

 

 



  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

 pp



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



as

fear,

p

CELESTA

 

p

  

  



 

Cold

Pau Luto

TRIANGLE



be here.

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

  



 

     

   













   







 



 



  p 







 



 

              





 



 

p

p



                 

sul tasto, flautando

 

  



  



  







 





 



  



  







 



 



sul tasto, flautando

  

 



sul tasto, flautando

pp

pp

pp



 




73 446

Fl.

Perc. Perc.

 

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

  

  

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

     

    

 

 

 

cold



your

 

 

   

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

waste - land.

   

Cold

as

 

       

fear,

 

pp

 

 

 

cold

 

l.v.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 waste

- land.

 

 

 

 

   

 3   

 

 

 

   

 

 

p

 

  

CROTALES sounds pp  2 octaves higher

 

 

  

 

as

 

 

death,

 

 

  



Dry

 

dry

     

sempre p 

as

sul tasto, flautando

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

 

 

Asante

Vln. 1



 



  



  











 



 











 



 

sul tasto, flautando

  

pp sul tasto, flautando

  

pp













 

norm.pp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 455

Fl.

Cl.

Perc. Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

   

 

Asante

Vln. 1

             

     

 

des - ert.

Cry

              

 

me

your

 

tears

red

pla - net

    

sul tasto, flautando

Vla. 1

sul tasto, flautando

Vla. 2

  

Vc. 2

   









 

 

     

sempre p

MARIMBA

  the

        



 

   heav

  

mp

     



ens.

Mars

re

 

  

    



         

-

-

  



veal. sul tasto, flautando

 





   



 













 







 

  

      

   

      



    

 

 

in

 

          

 

      

Vln. 3

Vc. 1

   

       

  

harmonic     

      

sul tasto, flautando harmonic

 

  

 


74 462

 

    

 

   

  

Fl.

Perc.

Perc.

 



  

 

  

  



  

 

 

 

 





l.v.

 

 

 

   

  

 

 

 

   

 



 

   

 

 

 

      

 

 

  

 

Hp.

  

Pno./Cel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 



Asante

Mars

Vln. 1

re

   

-

veal.

Throw back your



6

  

Vln. 2

Vla. 1

  

Vla. 2

-



norm.

cloak and

re

-

 

sul tasto, flautando

sul tasto, flautando

 

 

 

   

re





     



     



Vc. 1





 







 



  





 

Vc. 2

 



 







 



 



  



 

Db.

    

  

 



Mars

  

 

9

        

veal.



  

 

         

 

 



-


75

468

Fl.

Perc.

Perc.

 

Hp.



 

 

    

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

  

veal.

  

 

 

   

 

         

 

 

crets

re

-

-

7

   

  



 

 

   

veal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Re -veal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

   

 

 



       

 

 3

3

Throw back your cloak 3and re - veal,

veal



 

 

 

  Re -

  

 



 

mf

p

Re veal.

    

   

    

 

pp

MARIMBA

p

mf

sul tasto, flautando



CROTALES

     

 

 

Se

 

Vln. 2

Gelma



 

  

Asante

Vln. 1

   

    

Pno./Cel.

 re

 sul tasto flautando loco

p



sul tasto flautando





           

harmonics

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

pp

pp

pp

 

  



 





  

  

Vc. 2

 

 

  



 





  

  

 

 

   

  

                

      

3

3

3

3

3

sul tasto flautando

 



3

       

3

         

Vc. 1

Db.

3



3

 

 


76 475

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

 

       pp

7

   

Asante

pp

 

 



 

  

mp

 

  



l.v.

CROTALE



 

p

 

    p

  

B.

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

    

 

  harmonic 

 

gliss.

  



  

  

 



 



 

Vc. 2

  



  

 spoken

offstage

offstage

f

offstage

f

spoken

 

zum

spoken

    

 

zum f

 

 

spoken

f

 

p

   

  

  

  

 Go

  

 

As

zum zum

 

 

zum zum

 

 

zum zum

zum

 

 

zum zum

   



   



   



p

p

     

    

 

  

5

zum

Vc. 1

p

 

            

 

Db.



TAM TAM

                           5         

 

T.

 



offstage

mp

offstage

A.

 



p

 

pp







  



 

                   

 

Ruth Yellow

p

p

 



 

 

pp

veal

S.

   



 

Pno./Cel.



   

p









 

   

p

   

p



mp

mp

   


77

481

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

 

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

 

     



Ruth Yellow

          

 an

sfp      

    sfp

A.

B.

      Stay 

     sfp

 

   

  

      

  



Ah p



Go

  



 

 

 

 

As - an - te f



zum zum f

 

 

 



Stay

 

 



  





p



  



       

      

   

zum zum

     



 

 

  

  

  

  

    

  

Go

   

  

and

  

and

Who

 are





Who



are





Who

are



Who

are

you?

you?



you?

 you?

p



  

   

  

tell

the

tell the

 

You're

 You're

world

 world

You're noth - ing.

5

5

 

     

       

Go

  

         

  





p

  

Go



zum zum f

zum zum

f

   

p

   

  

Stay

Stay sfp

T.

       

offstage

 

te, go

Gelma



 

 

 

Pno./Cel.

S.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

  noth - ing   



  

You're noth - ing

  

   

   

  

  

  

what you've

 

  

seen,

what you



 



You can't go to

Mars;



You can't go to

Mars;



You can't go to

what you





 

  

      

Mars;

 

  

what you've seen,

  

     

You can't go to

noth - ing



Mars;

   

 

    

 

   

Vln. 2

    

 

    

 

   

Vln. 3

   

 

    

 

   

   

 

    

 

   

Vln. 1

    

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

    

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 



 



     

  p

 

    

    

     





  





  



        

 

 

   

   



  



  



  


78

 



  



490

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn. Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Ruth Yellow

    

            

   

  

  

  

 

  

    

  

  

   

  

S.

 

Vln. 1

     

Vla. 2

Db.

Bass

 



  

  

  

  

  

  

 

   

  

  

  

 

nev - er have a child.

     

nev - er have a child.

  

You will burn in

  

   

fire

  

  

  

  

 

f



   



your



     

life in your hands

 

   

 gliss  .



 



Fail



gli s



gli s

s.

 

s.



 

sfp

Fail sfp

  

f

     

   

 

f

f

   

  



  

  



Fail

   f   



   

  

here.

Fail

       

sfp

           

  

        

       

 



  



3

   

When you re - turn I won't be mf

          

   

sfp

     

     

f

  

   

offstage

  

fire

     

3

Take your life in your hands



 

   

 

 

          

fire

     

You will burn in

  

fire

     

You will burn in

 

PIANO

      

You will burn in

  

Take

     

  

3

    

   

   



Take your life in your hands

 



f

     

 

Vc. 2

  

   

     

Vc. 1

    

      

Vla. 1



f

 you will lose your man, nev - er have a child.           

Vln. 3

f              

            you will lose your man, nev - er have a child.           

Vln. 2

Fly

you will lose your man,

B.

  





you will lose your man,

T.

  



3

      

A.

  

 



 

mf

know.

Pau Luto

  

3



 

know. Gelma

  

           

mf

  

  

  

        











   f

             

f

f

 f

 f

     

mf

mf

mf

      

           

 

   

f

 


Much quicker q = c. 120 498

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Perc.

Pno./Cel.



 







    

   

 

   

Stay! Ruth Yellow

Gelma

Pau Luto

S.

   f

A.

T.

B.

Vln. 1

 

  

    

f

            p f         f p 

p

           





f

can

burn

in

 

 

mf

  

    

   

p

 

p



p

No,

nev - er come

 



 

zum





 

zum





 



 

  

zum zum f

zum zum

 

Vla. 1



 



 



 



 

 



 

     

        

     ff

col legno

   ff col legno    ff col legno    

       

  

zum

zum

   

zum

 

zum

 

zum

zum

  

zum

  

zum

  









    

   ff col legno     col legno ff

col legno

ff

   

ff





 





  

zum



  



col legno



ff



ov - er



col legno



  

 







 

  





zum zum f

 

all



  

It's

back!



  



  





f   

zum zum

   





  

   

Bass

f



   



   



Vln. 3

Db.

  f   



 p

   

f

       

hell!

f

 

f

 

p  

Vc. 2









 

   

f

  

p

Vc. 1

   

79



Vln. 2

Vla. 2

f

    



You

 f

p



f

Asante

             p f         p f       

  





Tpt.

B. Tbn.

    

 

zum

   

zum

 

zum

 

zum

zum


80

SCENE 8 Mother and Father rummaging through boxes at their home

 



 

 

        

 

   

 



 

 



 

 





Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

  

   

 

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

  



 

mf

mf

mf

                

 

  





  

 



mf

     mf

 



 



 



 



 



 



 



     

   

        

    

nev - er want to

 

 

 

zum

zum

T.

    

 

 

zum

 

zum

zum

 

 

 

zum

 

zum

3

GLOCKENSPIEL

   zum

  

zum

  

zum

  

zum

   zum

  

zum

  

zum

  

zum

 

Vln. 3

 

Vla. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vc. 1

p

 

  

mf

  

 

see you a - gain.

Vln. 2

Vla. 2

  

  

 

mf



A.

Vc. 2

zum

Vln. 1

 

I

B.

q = c. 130

 

Asante

S.

      

502

mf      mf



  



  





   



   



    









mf

mf

mf



 









     

 











mf

mf

mf


510

Bsn.

Hn.

  

  

Fl.

Cl.

      



 

  

   

 

 

mp

 

    



       

     

  

mp

 





81

   



  

mp



  

       

   





 

   mp

B. Tbn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Mother

  

     

 



















    



   

 



























 

   

Vln. 3

    



 



 



mf

  

 

  

Where did you go

    

hide it?

How

       for



get

can

  

 

 



    

 

 

 

     



    

 

  

 

       

 

    

 

Vc. 2

 



     

 

  

    

  

           

       

   

   

  

           

 

  

   

  

  

                      

 pizz.

he's

you live

    

  

ful,

 

   

   



God damn!

 

mf

mp



Vc. 1

You're so



Bass



   

 

Vln. 2

Vla. 2

    

 

Vla. 1

   

 

Father

Vln. 1



 

Tpt.

mf







                

   

 




82 519

 



Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

      

  

  





 



  

  

 

 

 

  

 

mp

  



mp

  

mp

 

 



   

 

   

   

   

   

p

Pno./Cel.



 

      

Mother

so

for

   in

Father

Vln. 1

get

   this mess.

ful;

 

 

you

said

Ti - dy up!

Ti

 

 

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

   

Vla. 2

   

up!

Now you're re - ti - red,



House is a

      pig - sty

 What

ti - dy up

 











 

 

your self, you'redri - ving

 

will peo - ple

  

 

 gliss

.

me

mad.

 

say?

Oh where

 



p





p



p

     

   

 

 

     

   

   

    

   

    

pizz.

Vc. 2

      

dy

the pic - ture.

 

3         

  

-

   



 

pizz.

      

      



Vc. 1

Db.

you'd found



  

Vln. 2



  

 

  

arco

arco


83

        

526

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hp.

 

 

p



 

p

p



Have you ta - ken your as - pi - rin?

 

Father

Vln. 1

 

   is

     wo - man?

Vln. 2





Vln. 3

 



Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

 

Db.

mp

 







Star











 

by

Find it, find it,

 

        





 

                                     

 

dis - a gree - a - ble

ba



      he's so





 

  



- gree- a - ble,



    

                         



 

   

go - ing.

 

dis - a

 

 

He's so

     



 

      

  

mf

   

she will be

 

mp

 

  



 

Soon

     

                               

Oh





it,



          

 

 

       

 

Mother









  

 

sil - ly

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 533

Fl.

Cl.





     

Mother

     

  What

Father

Vln. 1

   

will

I

 

wo - man!

 wear



  







  

p

p

       

 

    

Db.



She's al - ways want - ing some - thing diff - i - cult;

  

days.

  

    

she nev er

list - ens to her



 

Go - ing soon. Well

I'm

so

  

          

   

 

  

 

   

     

 

p

       

p

                                       

  

  

p

            

         

 

      

 

       



Vc. 2

    



 

   

 

           

 

Vc. 1



  

  

Vln. 3

         

  

  

 

           



Vla. 2

   

  

She's go - ing in a few



    

  

      

 

 

for the tel - e - vis - ion peo - ple?

Vln. 2

Vla. 1

  

         

  

                                

  

          

   

           

     

      

   


84 540

   

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

    

 



  

mp

  

 

                      





 

 

p

p



p

                



p

p

B. Tbn.

     

Mother

mo - ther.

 

Father

Vln. 1

It takes

 so

      

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

 

so

to

long

get





 

  

there.

How

will

I

live, how

   

proud.

      

Vln. 3

  

         

Vln. 2

And now

 pp

  



     

we're



  

will



I



 



        

 

live? .They

al - ways leave you in the end.

fa - mous!

  

     



    



pp

 pp

  

     



    



  

     



  

         

         

    



  

         

Vc. 2

    



  

         

Db.

I



 



 



    



    



p

p





 

p

Vc. 1



    

Who would have thought when

p

     

p

p

   

   

          

          arco




548

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Hp.

  

  







 

Father

 

 

 



left

  

 

Mother

  

 

85

 

my

coun - try

that

 We









 

have

lost

her

to

a

red foot - ball

I

would

be

a





space dad

Now they



in the sky.

No



all

come with their

 





 



       





















 

 

 

mp

Vla. 1

 

 

 

Vla. 2

 

 

 

Vc. 1

                         



               



  



 

              

p

6

  mo

cam - eras

-



but

look,





 















mp



       

    

   

       

    

   



mf

Db.

p

mp

mf

            

  

Vc. 2



Vln. 3



p



Vln. 2

p

p

 

Vln. 1



 







 

 

     

    

    



    


86 557

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

  







 

Hp.



Pno./Cel.



 

Father

 

 

 

 

                

 

6

6

 

           

   

   

        



 





 

 

 

l.v.

ther

should

live

in



    

p

   

   

p

 



 

fear

  

    

   

 

I

so

 

 

 

  





 









 





am

 



proud.

 



 



 



Vln. 3

Vla. 1

              

 

    

     

       

  

Vla. 2

              

 

    

     

       

  

Vc. 2

Db.



    



    

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

   

 

 

   

   

 



      



      

  

pizz.

-

ing;

  

Chil - dren are for lov

Chil - dren are for keep

Vln. 2

Vc. 1

  

 con sord.

p

look at the mess!









  

p





p





   

 

  

Mother

Vln. 1





 

  

 

     

  

   

   

   


87

SCENE 9 564

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

   

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Mother

 

 

  





 

Molto tranquillo q = c. 60





      

 











 

p

       

p

 

  

p

 

not

to

  

   

  

 

 

ry,

chil -dren





  

ing.

My

lit - tle

  

are for keep - ing

    



 

A.

-

  

          

cause you wor

  

p

 

 



  p harmonics           

Father

S.

    

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

stage goes to black; we see images of the galaxy (possibly small planet near a larger one. Asante is at the Space Centre, chorus off-stage

 

p

safe.

 

 

girl.

 

offstage

offstage

Re - flec

B.

 















   

Vln. 2

 

Vln. 3

 

 

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Thous

Vla. 1

           

  

Vln. 1

ted

  



              p

Re

T.

p

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

  

  



  

 

   

 

 

offstage



    

offstage

  

  

  

 

  

 

 



   

 

flec

open string      

ted

Re

flec

ted

in

  




88

       570

S.

poco rit.

A tempo

and

sfp

  

A.

T.

B.

Vln. 1

a thous and

       

f

p



Re - flec - ted in a thous

  

In

suns,

   

rit.

sfp

-

 

pp   

pp

sand suns

        

thou - sand suns

  

     

thous

A tempo

suns

A

  

pp

  

In

suns

a

  

suns

and

sfp

A thous

 

sfp

and suns

p

We

p  



We



saw

 

 

 

 

 

 





  

 





  

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

p.

saw

We

 

   

 

Vln. 2

Vc. 2

 

          in

suns

sfp





  

             

p

             

p

             

p

              p

p

p


89

578

Hn.

S.

Fl.

    

  



pp

 

 

   

pp

 

 

p

 

 

  

 

sempre p

Ah

A.

p

 



In

      

sempre p

thous - and suns

 

T.

B.

Vln. 1

   in

 

  



a

  



thous - and



Re - flect - ed in a thous



  









selves



  

  

We

We



 saw





saw

    We





harmonic



 

sempre p

sempre p

suns

our

saw

  

 



   

Vln. 2

                

                                    

Vln. 3

                

                                    

Vla. 1

       

                                      

Vla. 2

       

                                      

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

  





  













  

 

  





  













  

 

   

 

   

p

p






90

586

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

S.

 

 

          

A.

T.



  

 

  

In

    



  A

suns

  

our

   

thous and suns

and

Vln. 1



a

B.

  3  

Fl.

selves in

 

   a



 



 

    

 

  





   





thous -and



 Suns







and suns





  pp

  

Suns



thous

 



    

pp

suns



saw

  

    

  



  

 

re

flect





Suns



Suns

mp

 

suns

 

Re flect - ed

  

harmonic





  



  





Vln. 2

                        

              

             

Vln. 3

                        

              

             

Vla. 1

                           

              

             

Vla. 2

                           

              

             

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 







  



  





  

 







  



  





  

 

   

 

   

p

p






  3          3   3     

594

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

S.

 

  

  

  

      ppp



 

CELESTA

   3  3          3          p

   

in

a



  



 

 

thous

  







 

and



Suns



sfp

sfp

   Suns

sfp





 



 







Suns



sfp

 

suns



5

3

Suns



sfp

 

sfp

 

 

sfp Suns

Suns



  



sfp

  

 

  

T.

 3 

ed

Vln. 1

A.

B.



3



91

3

Suns



 

Vln. 2

     

      

       

           sfp

 

    

Vln. 3

     

      

       

           sfp

 

    

Vla. 1

     

     

       



sfp

     

     

       



sfp

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

 

  









 

  









 

     

 

    

 

     

 

    

  





  





sfp

sfp


92

600

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Pno./Cel.

3     



  

take contrabassoon







          3            3    3       3

5

3

  

   







  



    



  





Asante

S.

 

sfpp

mf

  

Suns

 

A.

sfpp

Suns

  

T.

B.

Vln. 1

 



  

Vla. 2

Db.

Bass





  

mf

  



  



pp

pp

mf

pp







 



   

    

pp

            

        



   

 



   

    

pp

            

         sfpp

   

 

   

    

           

        

   

 

   

    

           

  

   

 

Vc. 2

now

sfpp

Vc. 1

pp

go



sfpp

Vla. 1

weeks to

ly three

         sfpp

Vln. 3

On

mf

Suns

sfpp

     

Suns

 

Vln. 2

sfpp

   

p

mf

mf

mf

pp

pp

   







 

   







 









 









sfpp

sfpp

   

mf

sfpp

sfpp




93

Spokesperson runs in and stops when she sees Asante, trying to regain control of her agitation

accel. 605

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

 

    

ff

 

 

 

 

   

ff

 

3



 

f 

       

 

mf

 



Vln. 1

mf   3                

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

 



 

 

Vla. 2

A - san - te



 

Vln. 2

 

  p

mf

I have ter - rib - le

I



    



  

f

f

f

 f

  

What?

mf

    



    

   



   



   

-



 

your house

  

mp

 

p

 



p

 



p

 



p

 



p

p

 

 

 

p

p

burnt down

your house

f



have bad news

 

p

  

   

f



   

  

f

breathing heavily p

Come quick - ly

 

    

p

  

f



         mf



What?

mf

 

   

 



p

and there's so much to

NASA Press Spokesperson

 

 3        

Asante

mf

 

    

 

             

 

ff

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

5       flz.          

  

    

 

Fl.

Agitato q - c. 90

  



p

  



  p



   



 

 

 

 



   



 

   

 





   

 

 

  

    

ff

    

ff



 



p

p

p

p

p

p


SCENE 10

94

Front of Asante's house which is ablaze; commotion on stage, crowd gathered, firefighters running around

610

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

Vln. 1





   



   



   



   

 

  

 

p

  

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

What?

   

It's Pau Lu - to

 

What?

  



Where is he?

he's

    

      

    

where is he?

 

 

 

  

 



 

  

f

ff

    Fire! Fire!

f

 

pp

  

 

Fire!

 





fff

 

   



   



fff



fff

 



     fff

 

fff

    

 

    



  









  

    

 



    

fff

Fire!

Fire!



 

fff

      f pp       f pp      

ff

fff



pp







pp

ff

ff

 

 

Fire!

      f

 

   

Firefighters

 



ff

ff

ff    

 

 

 

 



sfp

 



  

 

sfp

 

 

sfp

  

fff PIANO

 

 

 



ff

ff

 

 

sfp

    

looks hard at Asante

 

 

 



ff

sfp

 

f

ff

 

 

  

 



sfp

ff

 



 

   

 

f

  

ff

 

  f  

 

Faster  q = c. 76

   

   

 

 

Vln. 3

Bass

  

Vln. 2

Db.

A.

T.

 

  

NASA Press Spokesperson S.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

poco rit.

     

  

     

   


95

614

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

     

       

f        

   

f

   f

  



B. Tbn.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

S.

 f

  f

 

Vln. 1

 

 



 

ff

3

3

 

Vla. 1

3

 

Vla. 2

3

 

Vc. 1

3

 

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

   

 

  Move

f

 

f

 

f

 

 

f

f

 

 

f

   

 



 

loco



ff

   

  Fire!  

 

 



 

  

back!

    back!

p

   

   

   

p

   

   

p

   

p

   

p

       

p

  

  

 

Oh

p

f

Fire!

back,

3

 

back!



Move

   

 

  Fire!  

back,

3

Vln. 3





  

Vln. 2

 

    ff   

  









 



 

B.

 

Move ff

  

T.

 

A.



  

f

Tpt.



               

      

      

      

  f

    f

f

 

f

f





f

 

 

 



f

 

pizz.

  




96

  

615

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

 

 

  



 

  



 

sfp

sfp

 



sfp



     

T.

B.

 

     Fire! 

 

  

  let

  me

 

 through!

Let

me

 through!

 

 









f

 

fp





fp Fire!

 

fp Fire!

 

fp



Vln. 3



Vla. 1

 

 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2



 

Bass



  





Db.

f

fp





Vln. 2

 



 

Vln. 1

  fp    fp

f

Fire!

A.

           

Oh

S.



 

   

Asante

  

  

 











 

 

 

  

  

Fire! Get             

  

back!

                         

     



 





 

 






97

616

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

 

        

 

       

 

   

  

  

          





 

   

                                f sfp                   f ff                    





   

  

         

 



Oh

my

 

  

Is

 

home!

mf 

A.

  

T.

B.

Vln. 1

            

Keep back!

an - y - one in - side?

  

Keep

      

 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass





col legno



      

 

 

 

norm.



 

norm.

col legno



 



 



sfp

  

    

 

 

sfp

f

 

 

sfp

f

mf

 

 

   f

   f

f        



       



   

an - y - one in - side?

an - y - one in - side? f

an - y - one in - side? f

Stand

back!

  

   

  

  

  ff

f

  

f

  

ff

         

 

f



Oh

  

f

sfp



p

 

sfp

f

 

Vla. 2

back!

 

f

p

  



f        

Is

f       

mf Vla. 1

  

 

God. p





Is

      

 

Vln. 3

Is

mf

 

Vln. 2

an - y - one in - side?



Is

       f

  



 

Is mf

  



 

f

sfp

an - y - one in - side?

f       

              

mf

 



f

sfp

  

ff

ff

Oh

f       

mf

f

   f

sfp

 



 

NASA Press Spokesperson

S.

 

 

  



 

Fl.

    

    sfp

     f

 

ff

  ff

  ff



     



   



   



   







 

 

 







ff


98 618

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Perc. Perc.

      

p

heard

 

A.



   ff

me through!

solo   f           I

   

   

mf

  Come,

     

fp f





 



 



 

f

 



mp

f     

 

f

f

   

fp



 

         



 

 

mp

  



f

           

Let

      



f mf

 

    p       



 

 

f

mf

   

NASA Press Spokesperson





   



  

     

 

  

Asante

S.

 



Pno./Cel.



Hp.

        





 



f

















3

                                                                                                      Where is he? f                  As - an - te tutti Come As - an - te come a - way   f      Ooh!

that some - one is in - side

 

f

 

f

 

  Ooh!

T.

B.

Vln. 1

    

    

 

   

 

Vln. 2

Vla. 1

  

Vla. 2

  

Vc. 1

  

Vc. 2

Bass

   

  f

mf

 

  

mf

f

  

 

mf

 

mf

 



   

     

   

 

             

f

gliss.

 

f



mf

 

 f 

mf

  

f

   

Vln. 3

Db.

 

mf

Ooh!

 

       

   

p

f

             p

  

       

f



No

-

one

is

all - owed





near



















                        

 



ff

 

  

     

 



random noise (crackles and bumps)



 





  3        




99

          621

Bsn.

Hn.

  

Pno./Cel.

 

 

 

 



              

 

  

         

   

  

mf







is

that

mf



is



  



  



 

Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

that

Where?



fa - mous

f 

fa - mous





wo - man;









mf

the



wo - man;

the

   

mf







 



as - tro - naut

 

as - tro - naut

f



T



  

on

 



on

T

V!

  

on

T

 



 

ff

me through

Look!

V!

 f



V!



mf



 

f



   



mf

Let

  



  



  



Look!

Look!

Look!

as - tro - naut





   



































  







 

     

f



the

                      mf    

mf



                  mf    

     





f





f

                  mf    

  mf

 



mf

mf

 

   

Vln. 3

 

f







    

Vln. 2

 

  

She

Db.

 

A.

Vln. 1

  

 

mf

She

T.

 

Asante

S.

     

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

     

    



         

                    

 

  

 

 

 

 

Look!

Look!



             





             



          






100 623

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

     

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Hp.

  



fp

 

 









p

 

ff

 3

                              

                                         Pau

Lu

-

-

-

   

ff

p

ff

        

-

 

-

to

 

  

 

fp

T.

 

 

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

 

 



 

                  

 

                   

   

p

p

                  

p

     

 

 

 



  



fp

                    

 3              ff



 

stopped

ff

    ff

  

                  

  

he

f 

 

Fire

f

Fire

f



 

Fire

        

        

Fire

 3                 ff    3              ff    3  random noise and distortion       

 

 fp



dreamed,

 

 

ff

fp

  

 

 

He

 



 

Vc. 1

   ff





A.

Vla. 2

fp

 

  

Vla. 1

fp

 

Vln. 3

  

p

p

Vln. 2

fp

 

 

Vln. 1

 

  

fp

   



Pno./Cel.

B.

  

 

   

Asante

 

 

fp

 

 

S.

 

  

  

        

  

 

     

 

    

   

 

   

f  

            

               

  

          

               

        

     

 

 


625

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Perc.

Asante



fp



    p

p

    

f

      f

fp

 

  

   

f

p

f

fp

    p

f

   

p

f



 



 

                

p

p

  

He

Vln. 1

   

 

  

 

   

 

 

Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

   

 

 

     

   

     

   

   

 

   

                  

 

        

       fp

    

      

 



   

 



      

   

   

   

 

   

 

  

   

    

   

fire

 

but it

 was

of

fp

fp

 

me,

of

p    

 







 

p

 

An





              

         

 

 

  

An

 

 

  

p

                                       

in - ner

pp

           

fp              

fear

and

cloakof

fire

An in - ner cloak of

fear

and

pp

fp

An in - ner cloak if

   

and

fire

fear

                

pp

me

cloakof

       

of

fp      

         

pp

 

           

    pp

                  

in - ner

me,

An in - ner cloak if

 

fp

      



 

        

   

  

       

p

                   

     

 

    



p

of

Fire

 

Vln. 3

  p

 

 

p

   Fire

Vln. 2

dreamed

  

 

f

 

f

101

f

Fire

B.

flz.    

f

   

Fire

T.

 

   

 fp  

A.

 

 

flz.

  

   

p

 

NASA Press Spokesperson

S.

 

fp

   

Pno./Cel.

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  


102 627

Fl.

Cl.



 

 

  

   f

Bsn.

Hn.

      

  

f

  f       

Tpt.

  

 

f

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Asante

    f   

 

   

       

 



 



 

NASA Press Spokesperson

S.

 

 in     f

 







fire

   

fire

   

 

  



Pno./Cel.

   

          f



 





   

 

                 

f

        

  

  

    

 

 





3

          

 

    

 

        

flz.      

 

3      

 





       

But he dreamed of fire

Come a - way. come a - way

     

   

Come,

 

 

come a - way A - san - te!

 

fp

fp

fp

 

 f

 

A -

See

A.

      fire  f      f

T.

B.

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 2

Bass

 

 

f

f





f

f

f





            

    

   

  

 

mf



mf

mf



mf

random noise (rumble , crackle and whine)

   

 

 

  

 

 

     

       

  

Get her help.

 

Come a - way, come a - way

 

Vc. 1

Db.

See



fire

f

f

f

    f

    f

 

       

 

f



f

See fp

   

See

sul pont

fp

sul  pont  

        

  

  

     

   

  

              

                   

fp

sul pont fp

sul pont fp

sul pont

fp

sul pont

fp

 


629

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

 



 

  

 

fp

 

fp

   

 



 



   

 

  

  

                       

 





 

  



 



 

  

He

 

dreamed,

           

he

T.

B.

Vln. 1

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2



Fire

  

f

  

  

  

 

  

  

  

f

f

 

  

 

  

   

f

f

   





   

   

  

  

  

  

   

   

   

 

fp

 

fp

  

  

ff

  

                      

 



   



 

  

 

Where

is

 



 

  

 

dreamed

 

         

of



 

fire

 

the doc - tor?



f

f

fp

Fire

Fire

 

 

 

 

        

        

              



sul pont

ff

  

   

103

stopped

ff

 

 

         

 

sul pont

 

fp

 Fire



f

norm.



          norm.          

   

   

  

   

  

  

  

   

   

    

 

   

   

   

  

  

   

  

 

  

norm.



f

Fire

                                         

  

f

Fire



fp

 

f

 

Vc. 2

Fire

  

Vc. 1

Db.

 

  

Vln. 2

 

fp

       

  

 

f

Fire

fp

   ff

  

  f



  

 





fp

 

A.

  

He

san - te!

S.



NASA Press Spokesperson

fp

 

 

 

 

  

fp

fp

 

  

fp

  

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

  





 



 

 

 

sul pont

         sul pont

                 pont    sul                   


104

631

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Hp.

Asante

 



  

 

  



 



 

 

      

 



 

  

                              

    

 

   

    

 

Death, fp Death,

fp

 

            

Death,

       

Vla. 1

 

Vla. 2

Vc. 2

 

    flame and fi f   

f

f

            f

 

 

It was my death

he dreamed.





Oh

  



 

- re



 

     

flame and

    

        



fi - re

     



     

       

        

  

ff

      ff

  

     

ff

       ff

      

ff

ff

  

                              ff,, in anguish   

     ff

Pau

zum mf

 

zum

zum

zum zum

mf zum

zum

zum

zum zum

zum mf

zum

zum

zum zum

 

 

zum

zum

zum

zum zum

 

ff

 

 

 

 mf



    

  



 

flame and fi - re



 

and fi - re flame f

f

                

   

ff  

   ff    ff

Lu

-

to

  

  

ff

fp  f        

 f       

                  

fp

fp

f

         fp f

sul pont

                        sul norm. pont                              pont               sul   norm.                

Vc. 1

     

f

    f    f  

  

   

Oh

fp

 

 



f





 

 

fp

 

Vln. 3

Db.

    

 

T.

Vln. 2

  

   

A.

Vln. 1



 

         f                           f flz. flz.                f                                                

fp

fp

 

Death, fp

B.

 

 

fp

 

NASA Press Spokesperson S.



 norm.  

Pno./Cel.

 

 

fp

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

fp

  

Tpt.

 

         fp f

        

         fp

fp

f

f

    ff    ff

                               

ff

               

ff

    ff   

               


Asante runs towards the flaming house

105

Asante runs into the house

634

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Pno./Cel.

  

 

     



    

                



                 

    

   

    

 

 

     

 

 

      

  

       

 

 

   

 

   

   

   

    sharp intake of breath ff   

  

      

     

  

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NASA Press Spokesperson

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        

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

  

  

 

     

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    

       

    

    

       



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A.

sharp intake of breath

  

sharp intake of breath ff

 

sharp intake of breath

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

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Vln. 1

Vln. 2

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Vln. 3

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Vla. 1

   

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

 

  

       

        

          

 

         

    

    

     

    

                       

   

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   

 

          

          



       





  

 



     





     

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    

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                   

    

ff

Stop

her!

    

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B.

 



Ah!!

Oh!



    

Ah!!

Oh!

T.

 

 

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  

 

  

Oh! sharp intake of breath

  

                  

   

  

 

    

fff

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her!

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



    

   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 



    

 

     

         

         

         

     

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

    

  

  

 





 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




106 crowd perfectly still

                 

       

637

Fl.

3

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Cl.

                      3

fff

Bsn.

Hn.

Pno./Cel.

 

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 

 

                 

 

 

                             

 

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     

3

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  

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 

 

 

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    

        

  

     

  

      

pp

pp

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pp

      

  

     

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God.

 

 

p

        

 

 

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 

will burn,

she

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she

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will burn,



she

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 will

   

                 

  

                 

  

                 

     

                  

                  

pp

pp

pp

pp

p

p

p

p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     pp

will

She

 

she

 

will

fff  3      

fff  3       

  

 

fff  3      

 

will burn,

         3

 

 

will burn,

  

she

p

  

  

p

She

 

 3       

 

 

 

fff

Bass

fff

Db.

pp

      

 

fff

Vc. 2

  

 

3         3

Vc. 1

 

 

fff

Vla. 2

pp

 

fff

Vla. 1

     

 

 

3

Vln. 3

p

 

  

She

 

T.

Vln. 2

p

A.

Vln. 1

 

 

NASA Press Spokesperson

B.

   

 

fff

S.

p

   

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

p

 

p


107 SCENE 11 inside the house 3rd Ancestor sits in the middle of the flames

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

 













  

 

with harmon mute

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

 

Asante

NASA Press Spokesperson

  

Vln. 1

ff appassionato



 

ff appassionato

    

ff appassionato





she

 

she



will

will

burn

 



will

burn

she

will



 

gliss.       

       

     

fff

fff

fff

burn

 

 

fff

 

fff

burn

                                               

fff

                                                                                                                                          

Vc. 1

mp

                                             

Vc. 2

mp

Db.

   

     

       

fff

Vla. 2

 

All my

fff

Vla. 1

      

        

fff

                                                     

Vln. 3

        

ss. gli

 

   

fff

                                               

Vln. 2

   

  

hopes

burn

  

she

 

   

s.

burn

 

  burn  

 

s gli

     

will

     

senza mute

she

ff appassionato

 

      

   

 



 

 



ff appassionato

  

   

        

 

       

appassionato

 

ff,a

burn

B.

p

 

     



burn

T.



  

A.

 

harmonics (sounds octave higher)

burn

S.

Much slower q = c. 52

glis s.

642



fff

fff

 

 

     

            

       

      

   

   

   

    

   

  

  

fff

fff

fff


108

646

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

          

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Asante

3rd Ancestor

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

 

   

 

  

                                  

  

and

  

             

  

     ff

like a piercing cry



 

 

 gliss.







     



 

    

Hay

   p

   

   

   

  pp    

    

p

pp

pp

 

 

        

p

Hay

        p       p     

fears.

 

Faster q = c. 66



  



Who

 

    

are you?



Hay

Hah

 658

3rd Ancestor

 

 

gliss.

    



 

 

  f             

Hay

Hah

Ndi - si - si - nya - nya Sa - kho

     

Ngi - li - dlo - zi La - kho

 

     

dlo - zi

La - kho

 I've

 been

   

668

3rd Ancestor

Db.

 

wait - ing

     

rit.

 for

you

A tempo

        3

As 3

an

 

    3   3         spoken

As3

te

3

an - te

As - an te

 

Faster q = c. 102

f 3 3 3   3              You will rise

mf

from these ash - es,

you will


109 f,, in anguish

676

 

rise

You will rise

from these ash - es,

3

you will rise

3

Yee

 3  3 3 3  3 3 3  3                      

3rd Ancestor

blood, my hope,my

Bass

love, my Mars, I can'tgo on,

f

grunt

        

ee

Yee

3 ah

3

3

3

 

3

to your des - ti - ny you will rise

3

 

mf

 

He

You have work to

is

  

 spoken exhalation  3 3   3           

subitop 3

do

my

he ee

spoken

You will rise

grunt

 3  3 

I

3 ah

offstage solo — fast ululating

 3   3   3 3 3                    

I can'tgo now,

3

684

Asante

        

3      3    3      3    

3rd Ancestor

S.

Asante

Hoy - a ho

o

ho

hoh ah

ho

 690

Fl.

Asante

3rd Ancestor

chorus (ancestors) walk, one by one, onstage

p ,gently 3

   

Hoy - a ho

  

Hoy - a ho

big exhalation p,gently mp 3 f

S.

 

A.

   hah

B.

Vln. 1

Vla. 1

3

   

 

3

   

ho

Hoy - a ho

3

o

   

ho

Hoy - a ho

o

ho

Hoy - a ho

          

Hoy - a

   

Hoy - a

   

   3

Hoy - a ho

   3

Hoy - a ho 3

 

 



  3       



 



ho 3

o

ho

          3

o

ho

3

3

3

ho

3

o

ho

  3     3

3



   

    

Vla. 1



  

Fur FF ther,

   

fur - ther

          



fur- ther

   

in I go

 

 

     

 

    

 

Wi- der,

  



wi - der - My

arms stretch to

 

  

 



  

 

    



tackle the

ho

ho

 

Hoy - a ho



o

3

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho

         ho

ho

3

 

Hoy - a ho

ho

3

   

ho

ho

3

 

 

un - i verse, this

o

  

  

  

  

  

  

     

ho

un - i - verse

  

  

 

  

o

   

3

  

3

  

ho

ho

3

Hoy - a ho

 

 3 3     

p ,molto espressivo

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a

3

3

3

3

3

3

   

ho

   

3

3

ho

 

Hoy - a

3    

Hoy - a ho

   

Hoy - a ho

3

Hoy - a ho

 3          3

3

   

Hoy - a ho

Vln. 2

Vc. 1

Hoy - a ho

   

hah

700

Asante

Vln. 1

 

Vln. 2

Vc. 1

Hoy - a ho big exhalation p ,gently 3 mp f

o

3

ho

   3

   

ho

3

          3

Hoy - a ho

3

3

ho

  

Hoy - a ho

o

3

   

         3

3

   

   

ho

 

Hoy - a ho

3

Hoy - a ho big exhalation p ,gently 3 mp f T.

 

Hoy - a ho

   

hah

3

   

Hoy - a ho big exhalation mp f p ,gently 3

  3 3   3     

Hoy - a ho

3

   

hah

3   

3

   

Slowerq = c. 60



     

 

 

p

 

 

p

 

 

p

 

 

p

        of

crum

pling rocks

  

  

 

     

 


110 711

Vln. 1

  

 

Asante

   

  

Vln. 3

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

I,

  

I am

 

off my face

 

With the

  

mf

  

  

ter - ror of

free - dom Yet

Here I am

  

 

      

 

  



   

  

  

  

  

  

mf

 

  

  

 

  

 

 





  

  

 



  

 

 

  

  

 



   

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

p



 

 

  

   

mf

mf

 

p

  

 

  

 

  

  

 

  

   

 

  

 

p

  

mf

 

  

p

  

no - one knows

p

p

mf

    

   

p

mf



And no - one Knows,

 

 

p    

   

  

p

Vla. 2

    

p

Vla. 1

And Yes,

  

  

Vln. 2

 

p

rit.

722

   

Asante

me

Vln. 1

 

Vln. 3

 

 



 

Vc. 1

 

Vc. 2

 

    

near - ly no

thing

Thin air

 I

am





 











  

 



  



 

 





 





 

      



 





  

 





      







 







 

p

  My

      





  

Relax tempo q =mp c. 52

be- come



   

And

 

 

  



 

  

 

Vla. 2



Name - less

  

 

Vla. 1

Bass

am

  

Vln. 2

Db.

I



 

 

3       

bo - dy's com - mit - ment

Fal

mp

mp

 



mp

mp

mp

mp

mp

 



 



mp

mp


111 3

732

    

Asante

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 3

Vla. 2

 

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Bass

   

From where

 

Vla. 1

       

len And some - thing still falls

 

Vln. 2

Db.

   

dead

p

  



 

p

  



 

  

 

 



   







   

 





 







 

cold,



 

 

my womb was - dead



  

   

p

 

 

 

 

 

  

    

  

p

 p



p





p







p

cold

3

You

   

        



You

   



 

 





  

 

 

  740

Hn.

Little Asante

 3                 f

Asante

Vln. 1

    f    f

Vln. 2

   f   

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

   f

Vla. 2

  f

Vc. 1

  f

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

  f

f



f

You

 

and your fur - i - ous

 

ink You



 





 







     



    

             

         

and your fur - i - ous

         

   

 p  

ink

   

  

  

 

 

You

rit.

  

pp

 



pp

 



 

 

pp

pp

pp

in your

     

  

  

 

 pp 

 



pp



 

Com - mit

         

   -

ting

  

  

pp

  

You shall

in

You shall

  

in



flame

in



flame

in

p

 

p

 

  

p

  



   

  



 

p

 







pp

 

A tempo

we see Little Asante on screen running bravely into an airport while Little Asante walks onstage and hands Asante the photo

p



pp

 



own

 



p

   

 

p

 

p

 

p

 

 



 




112

chorus of ancestors help Asante into her space suit

rit. 749

Hn.

Fl.

             

Little Asante

and with - out tears,



flame

3rd Ancestor

    and with - out tears,

   

    

    

flame

Asante

        and with out tears

        and with out tears

Faster q ==== c.ccccc 96

 









  

 Re

-

mem - ber me pp

Re

-

  

mem - ber me

 

pp

p

3

3

    

   

Hoy - a ho

S.

 

 

Hoy - a ho

 p 3    

3

   

Hoy - a ho

Vln. 1

Vla. 1

 

Bass

 p 3    

3

   

Hoy - a ho p

 

Vln. 3

Db.

 

Hoy - a ho

     3

3

   

 

Hoy - a ho 3

    

   

3

p

Hoy - a ho p

 

Vc. 2

Vln. 2

Vc. 1

 

Hoy - a ho

  

Vla. 2

 

T.

B.

A.

Hoy - a ho

 

 

 

   

 



 





 





 

 

 

 

 



    



    

 

  

   

 

  

 

 

 



    

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

pp

pp pp

  pp pp

 

pp

    

pp

 

Hoy - a ho

 

 

pp

3    

Hoy - a ho

 3  ho

3    

3 

3    

 

3    

3 

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho

3

 

Hoy - a ho

ho 3

ho

ho

 3  ho


113

758

  3        

Fl.

3rd Ancestor

ho

o

Hoy - a

ho

o

Hoy - a

   

ho

Hoy - a

  3         o ho

   

Hoy - a

 3          o

ho

ho

Hoy - a

ho

 

ho

    3

   

ho

Hoy a ho 3

   

Hoy - a

ho

Hoy a ho 3

3

    Hoy - a

 

ho

B. Tbn.

Hp.

ho

mf

ho

  3         

ho

ho

o

ho

     3       ho

o

Hoy - a ho mf 3

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho mf 3

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a

Hoy - a ho

    3

   

ho

mf

   

Hoy -3a

ho

ho

3

  

Hoy - a ho

3    3     

ho

        3

o

ho

          o ho 3 3        3

3

 

o

ho

f 3         

 3      3    

Hoy - a ho 3 f

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho f 3

    

Hoy - a ho

 3    

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho f

     3

 3    

3 3     

  

     

  

    

Hoy - a ho 3

Hoy - a ho 3

 

Hoy - a ho

 

Hoy - a ho

p

ho

3

3

ho

3

o

o

3

ho

o

      3

ho

3

o

3     

3

Hoy - a p

3

Hoy - a



p

ho

Hoy - a

3

ho

   

     3

ho

     3

ho

p

  

     ho

ho

  

3

ho

  

3

Hoy - a p

3

Hoy - a

 

ho

ho

     

ho

3 

3

 

Hoy - a ho 3

ho

 3  ho

Poco meno mosso

 

   pp p         pp





  3         



     



 

ho

3

o

ho

  3        3

ho

o

ho

  3         3

3

ho

o

ho

3

3

o

ho

3

3

ho

o

ho

     3

Hoy - a ho

Hoy - a ho

ho

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Bass

  

Hoy - a ho



 3   

 

Hoy - a ho

Vc. 1

3



3

3

Vln. 2

Vla. 2

ho

   3

Asante begins her solitary walk down the tunnel We watch her from behind on screen

3   

3

 

3 

SCENE 12

3   

Hoy - a ho

3

   

3

3

3

   

   

3  3  3        

o

3

   

3

ho

ho

o

3

f

  3       

 

A.

Vln. 1

o

Improvise over chorus

3

o

B.

ho

3 

3

T.

3  3 3       

3rd Ancestor

S.

repeat this section 4 times increasing in excitement and spontaneity 766

Hn.

  

Hoy a ho

Fl.

  

Hoy a ho

3

    Hoy - a

3

   

Hoy - a

   

Hoy a ho

3

3

ho

ho

   

3

3

B.

ho

 

3

3

3

T.

Hoy - a

   

       

A.

ho

3

   

3

3

3

 3

   

3    3     

o

S.

 3

3

 

3

  p   p   p   p

   

       p

  

p

       p

  


114

   

774 q = c. 92

Hn.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Hp.

 

 



 

 

 

  

 

(hum)    

 

m

  

 

m

mp   

 

m

  

 

m

(hum)

mp

 

mp

mp hey (hum)

 

T.

Vln. 1

poco



A.

B.

 

                                                             

3rd Ancestor

S.

 

poco

Tpt.



spoken

spoken

spoken

spoken

spoken

m

hey

m

m

hey

m

mp hey

hey m

hey

hey

hey

hey

                                            

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

 

 

m

 

m

 

m

 

m

m

hey

hey

hey

hey

hey

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

Vc. 1

                                                

     

Vc. 2

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Db.

Bass

   

  

  

  

  

   

 

     mf





   





mf

      mf

p

p






115

783

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.



VIBRAPHONE

TRIANGLE

   





pp

 

   

    



 

       

    



  

 

   



pp

                                                                                                                                



p,, ethereal and beatific

  

Ruth Yellow



 

 

 

  

    

p

  

 m

S.

  

 

A.

 

hey

 

hey

m

m

  

  

T.

B.

m

Vln. 1

  

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

 

hey

 

hey



pp



pp



pp



pp



pp

 

m

hey m

pp

    

sul pont, flautando

 

Ah

Ah

3rd Ancestor

  

CELESTA

pp


116

791

 

Fl.

Hn.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.





Ruth Yellow

pp

 

 



pp

 



 

CROTALES

 

 

  



    



 

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Vln. 1

Vla. 1

Vla. 2



sul tasto, flautando

  pp



sul tasto, flautando

sul tasto, flautando



 

 



     



 





 

 

 

 

 

     

  

pp

 

 



 



    

 

 

 

 

 



  



 



  



 



  





  



 



  



 



  



pp

pp

sul tasto, flautando

sul tasto, flautando

 

 

 

 

Ah

sul tasto, flautando

pp  

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

Ah

  

     



VIBRAPHONE





pp

     

p



 

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

   

MARIMBA

  3  

l.v.

   

Pno./Cel.


117

798

Fl.

Cl.

Hn.

Tpt.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

 

    

 

ppp

   

   



       



  

   

 

                   

Ruth Yellow

  

 



    



sempre pp

   

 

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

            



      

 

    

mp



  

     

  

 

      

 

 

  

 



      

 



norm.

 

 

   

norm.

 



p

p

  

     

 

   

  



  

  

Ah

   

 

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

Ah

Vln. 1

pp



Pno./Cel.

  



sul tasto, flautando harmonic

 

  

 

 

 

  



 





 



  



 



  



 





 



  



 



 


118

803

Fl.

Cl.

Perc. Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

 

  

  



  

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

  



 

 

 

 

 

Ruth Yellow

   

l.v.



    

 

   

 

  

 

  

 

        





 

    

 

 

  

   

  

 

       6

Vln. 1

  

Vla. 2

Vc. 2

  





 



 

    

 

  

 

 

   

         

 



     

 

 

 

 



mp

  

 

sul tasto, flautando

 

 

 

  

  

 

Ah

Vla. 1

Vc. 1

 

 

Ah

 

9

        

 

     



    

 

 

  

 

  



  

       



  



  





 





 



 

sul tasto, flautando

 



norm.

   norm.     

 

           

Fl.

Tpt.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

 

    

   

Ruth Yellow

      

l.v.

    

   

    







  

 

  

  

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2



           

   

CROTALES

      

                         mf mf   p         Re - veal

    

harmonic

7

pp

 

 

 

 

    

   

       

         

       

p

  

             p 

Ah



 

       

VIBRAPHONE

Ah

          



sul tasto, flautando

 

Vla. 1



p

Ah

Vln. 1







   

809

       

   

  

  

  

  

 

             

             



f

Ah

  

 

  

 

Re - veal

  

         





  

        

 

  mf    

           

     


119

on screen we see the fire from the base of the spaceship

815

 

 

Fl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

Perc.

Perc.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

 

  

     



  

 

  

 

Ruth Yellow





           

 

 

         



  

  

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

pp

 



           

    

  

   

    

    



   

CROTALES



p



TRIANGLE



ppp

 

   

 

 



 

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  



p





mp

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



    

 

Ah

harmonic





  

 

Vln. 3

   

 

Vln. 2

Vc. 2

 

Re - veal

Vln. 1

mp

stopped

 

    

f

   

 mp

 mp

 mp

 mf



mp

sul  tasto 

sul  tasto 

sul tasto  

norm.   

sul  tasto 

 

sul tasto  

  

sul tasto

mp

norm. mp


120

822

 

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Hp.

Pno./Cel.

Vln. 1

    

 

   



mp

    

  

     

mp

  

   



    

   



   

   

     

 

    

 

mp

mp

   

  

                                                                                                          











 







 



 





 









    









 

 







   

   

  

  

  

  

  



   

  

  

  

  

   



Vla. 1



Vln. 3

Vc. 1

 

Vla. 2

 

 

Vln. 2

Vc. 2

     

 

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

 











 



   

             


121

rocket ascends

 

828

Fl.

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Tpt.

B. Tbn.

   

 

  

 

 

  



 

Pno./Cel.

Vln. 1

Vln. 2

Vln. 3

Vla. 1

Vla. 2

Vc. 1

Vc. 2

Db.

Bass

  

  

   

 



f



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

f

  



f

   

 

 

 

 

 

ff

 

ff

  







 





 



 



 



 



 

     

  

 

           

  

 

  

 

 

 



mp

       mp

  

       

 

 



f

 



 



   

f

 



f

 

f

 

f

 

    f

 

    f

    f

   f

fff

 

    

  

  

  

  

  

 fff

  

 

 

 

fff

  

fff

  

  

  

  

   fff  s.   lis  g       fff

 

      

   

fff

  

  

 

fff

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Errollyn Wallen ( *1958) war Composer in Residence beim Dartington International Music Festival, beim Huddersfield Festival und am Londoner Trinity College of Music sowie „Visiting Composer in Residence“ am Birmingham Conservatoire. 2007 wurde Wallen für ihre Verdienste um die Musik der britische Orden eines MBE verliehen. Zu ihren Werken zählen: English Folk Songs: From Eleanor to Sweet William (Text von Wesley Stace) für die Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Cellokonzert und Concerto Grosso als Auftragswerke für das Orchestra of the Swan sowie die Spirit Symphony für die BBC (Sieger beim Hörerpreis von BBC Radio 3/British Composer Award 2005). Das Errollyn Wallen Songbook enthält zwölf Lieder für Gesang und Klavier.

Edition Peters 7756

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Another America: Fire

Errollyn Wallen (b. 1958) has been composer in residence at Dartington International Music Festival, Huddersfield Festival and Trinity College of Music, and Visiting Composer in Residence at Birmingham Conservatoire. Wallen received an MBE in 2007 for services to music. Works include: English Folk Songs: From Eleanor to Sweet William (text by Wesley Stace) for BCMG; the Cello Concerto and Concerto Grosso commissioned by Orchestra of the Swan; and the Spirit Symphony commissioned by the BBC (winner of the BBC Radio 3 Listeners/British Composer Award, 2005). The Errollyn Wallen Songbook comprises twelve songs for voice and piano.

Wallen

Photo © Gillian Edelstein

Errollyn Wallen

EP 7756, Errollyn Wallen, Another America: Fire  

An Opera Published by Edition Peters (www.editionpeters.com)

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