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John Harbison

THE GREAT GATSBY OPERA IN TWO ACTS Reduced orchestration by Jacques Desjardins Act I: Scenes 1 and 2 Volume 1

Full Score

From the Rental Library of G. Schirmer, Inc. Date of printing:

Associated Music Publishers, Inc. New York, NY

THE GREAT GATSBY OPERA IN TWO ACTS Act I

words and music by

John Harbison after the novel by

F. Scott Fitzgerald song lyrics by

Murray Horwitz tango lyrics by

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Originally commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of James Levine’s debut.

The reduced orchestration for THE GREAT GATSBY was commissioned by Ensemble Parallele and Aspen Music Festival

Associated Music Publishers, Inc. New York, NY

Characters:

Daisy Buchanan, a rich young socialite ..........................................................................soprano Jay Gatsby, a wealthy man of mysterious background .......................................................tenor Tom Buchanan, Daisy’s husband, a former athlete ...........................................................tenor Nick Carraway, her cousin, a young stock broker ........................................................baritone Jordan Baker, her friend, a golfer......................................................................mezzonsoprano George Wilson, a garage mechanic .......................................................................................bass Myrtle Wilson, his wife ......................................................................................mezzonsoprano Radio Singer / Band Vocalist .............................................................................................tenor Tango Singer ........................................................................................................ mezzo-soprano Meyer Wolfshiem, a shady businessman...............................................................................bass Henry Gatz, Gatby’s father..............................................................................................baritone Minister....................................................................................................................bass-baritone Chorus of party-goers

Table of Contents Overture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Act I, Scene 1 . . . . . . . . . . 24 Act I, Scene 2 . . . . . . . . . 151 Act I, Scene 3 . . . . . . . . . 238 Act I, Scene 4 . . . . . . . . . 391 Act II, Scene 1 . . . . . . . . . Act II, Scene 2 . . . . . . . . . Act II, Scene 3 . . . . . . . . . Act II, Scene 4 . . . . . . . . . Act II, Scene 5 . . . . . . . . . Act II, Scene 6 . . . . . . . . .

515 612 687 777 812 867

Duration: approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes

Instrumentation 2 Flutes (2nd doubling Piccolo) 2 Oboes (2 nd doubling English Horn) 2 Clarinets (2nd doubling E-flat Clarinet and Soprano Saxophone) Bass Clarinet 2 Bassoons (2 nd doubling Contrabassoon) 2 Horns in F Trumpet in C (doubling Trumpet in B-flat) Trombone Tuba 3 Percussion (Percussion 1 also plays Timpani) 1. Timpani, Triangle, 2 Suspended Cymbals, Steel Drums (C4 to F#5, shared with Perc. 3), Tam-tam 2. Crash Cymbal (shared with Perc. 3), Vibraphone, Temple Blocks, Chimes (shared with Perc. 3), Wood-drum, Glockenspiel (shared with Perc. 3), Triangle 3. Crash Cymbal (shared with Perc. 2), 2 Suspended Cymbals, Glockenspiel (shared with Perc. 2), Claves, Wood-blocks, Brake Drums, Car Horn (1920's a-hoo-ga horn), Flexatone, Steel Drums (shared with Perc. 1), Slapstick, 2 Crotales (G5 and D6), Cowbells, Castanets, Maracas, Trap set (including: snare drum, kick bass drum, hi-hat, ride cymbal)

Piano Banjo Strings (minimum count 3/2/2/2/1)

Notes on the instrumentation A) The timpani may be played by a separate player B) The soprano saxophone may be played by a separate player C) If the staging requires that the players move on stage for Act I, Scene 3, then a second trumpet and a second trombone must be added to play the parts of the stage band.

THE GREAT GATSBY Opera in Two Acts Overture

Cantabile q = 96

Flute 1

    

sf f sost.

Piccolo

Oboe 1

English Horn

 





  

  





 







   

     

sf

  

  





 







   





sf f sost.



sf f accomp.

Clarinet 2 in Bb





f accomp.



    

f accomp.

Bassoon 1

Trombone

 

Viola



   

 

 

 

   

 

 

sf

   

























f accomp.

   

 

sf

  p

mf





 

  p

sf

mf

 2 Sus. Cyms.

Sus. Crash Cym.

   



 

 mf

 



   

  



    



 

 

 

sf

   



 

 

  

     

sf

     



 

mf



 

 

  

  

 

  







 

 

   

  

  





 





   



sf



sf

 

 

sf

   

 

sf

sf f sost.

p

sf

sf f sost.

 

 

 

Cantabile q = 96





 

f

sf f sost.

mf

p

  

  

sf



 



  

 







 



sf

 

 



sf f sost.

Contrabass

 

sf f sost.

Violoncello





  

Percussion 1

Violin II



 





sf

sf

   

Timpani

Violin I

 

  

Piano



   

sf f sost.

Percussion 2

sf

sf

f accomp.

Tuba

f accomp.

Trumpet in C

sf

 

sf f sost.

Horn 2 in F

 

sf f sost.

Horn 1 in F

 

sf f sost. Contrabassoon

Contrabassoon

 

sf f accomp.

Bass Clarinet in Bb

 sf

  

Reduced Orchestration by Jacques Desjardins

     

sf f accomp.

Clarinet 1 in Bb

John Harbison

 



    

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

   

 

 

sf

sf

sf

Copyright © 1999 by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. (BMI) New York, NY This arrangement © 2012 by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. (BMI) New York, NY THE GREAT GATSBY © 1925 by Charles Scribner's Sons, renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured. Warning: Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited by Federal law and subject to criminal prosecution.

2

Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 n Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Cbsn.

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

Tbn.

Tuba

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7  

    

 

    

       

sf





 

 



  



 (Sus. Cyms.)

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

   

 

 

    

 

   

 

    

       







mf

     

     

 

     

  

    

    

 

    

sf

 





 



 

 

 



   

 

  



  

  





 mf

   

   

 

 

  



    

   

    

 

 

 

sf

 

    

 

 

     

 

 

     

 

   

  



  

   



 

  



 

  







   



 

dim.

mp

mp

     

  

 

dim.

   

mp

 dim.



  



  

    

   

dim.

   

dim:

   

   

dim.

 dim.



 

dim.

   

dim.

 

 

 

 

p (non cresc.)

sf

   

   

dim.

  





 

p







 

  





 

    







  



 

 

 

    





  

  



  

 

sf



   





 

p

 

 

 



   

 

 











 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

    



 

     



   



Perc. 1



 

 





  





 

Timp.

Piano

   

   

  

Perc. 2





 

 

    



     







 

 

sf

  

   

 

    

 

sf

sf

  

   

 

    

            

      

dim.

dim.

    

 

   

 

    dim.

  



 



  



  

dim.

   

dim.

   

dim.

   

dim.

     

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13

Fl. 1

  

mp

Picc.

Ob. 1

 

mp

non leg.



f

f

non leg.



 

f



mf

Bsn. 1

f



mf

f

  



mf

Hn. 1 in F

    mf

Hn. 2 in F

 

mf

Tpt.

Tbn.

Tuba

mf

 

  

 

(Timp.) non leg.

Perc. 1

(Sus. Cyms.)

Perc. 2



 

Piano

mf

   

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

  

 

f

f

  

mf



 

mp

 mp

mp

  

mf

p

mp

mf

mf

 

  

p



 

5

mf

pp

 

fp

5

fp non leg.



p

p

non leg.

p



sfmf







p

p

sfmf

p



p

 

sfmf

p

p

non leg.

p

p

non leg.





non leg.

p

p

p

mp

pp

 

p

pp

non leg.

sf

p

 

mf sf

p

  mf sf

mf sf

p

non leg.

p



 

 

 



 



mf sf

p

   mp



sfmf

p





p

  

mf

 



p

p

 

mf

mp

       

mf







p





    



mf

  

       

mf

 



fp

p

mp

pp

p

sfmf

p

sfmf

p

sfmf

p

 

sfmf

  mp

p

  

   f

  

 f

  

    mp



f



f

 

    

  

trern.

     

 

   

mp

mp

p

non div.



p

    



    



   

   

fp



 

     

p

   

  





3

fp

 

 

f

 

   

fp

 p

f non leg.

p

 mf

non leg.

 

 

p

 mf

  

    

mf

ord

mf

mf

mp

  

mf

mp

    

f

ord.

mp

    

f

  

 



trem.

 

non leg.

Cb.

mp

non leg.

mf

mf



5

mf

   

f



Rettorico

 

       

p

fp

mf



mf

Vlc.

f

  

5

mf

mf



  

       

mp

 

f



mf

    



 mf

mp

  

 

mf



mp

non leg.

Cbsn.

non leg.





mp

non leg.

 

mf Bs. Cl.

mp

 f

non leg.

mp

mf Cl. 2 n Bb

mf

  

p

mf

Cl. 1 in Bb

p

non leg.

Eng. Hn.

non leg.



 f





3

fp

 

4

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20

 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 n Bb

Fl. 1

 

Bs. Cl.

 

Bsn. 1

Cbsn.

Hn. 1 in F

 







mp

mp

mp

  

 

Hn. 2 in F

   

Tbn.

Tuba

 

 

 

p

Piano

Vln. I

mp



Vla.

 3

3

3

mp

 

3

  

  

f

 

  f





f

 

 

 

  

  

3

 

mp



 

 

 

 

mp

mp





ff



mp

 f







 

 





f

mf

 

f

 

 

mf

 

  mp

 





p

mp

p

mp

 

q = h

 





  

 

3

mf

3

  

G.P. 3

  

 

ff

(non leg.)

f

 

 

  

3

mp

Cb.

(non leg.)

  f

Vlc.

ff

mp

Vln. II

3



Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 

f

p Tpt.

G.P.



arco

mp

 mf

 3

   

3

  

 

 

mf

 



 

ff

 

(non leg.)

f



p

 

 

mp



 

mf



q = h



mp



p



mp



5

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Allegro (q = h = 96)

27 

Fl. 1

  

Picc.



Ob. 1

f

 f

  f

   

Eng. Hn.

f



Cl. 1 in Bb



Cl. 2 n Bb

Bs. Cl.

 f

 f

Cbsn.

3

3

  

3

  

  

3

3

 

   

 

3

3

   

 3

  

3

  



3

3

 

  

   



 

  

 

  

3

3

     

3

3

 



   

 

  





 



 

 

 

  

  

  

 3

 



3

  

3

 



3

 

 3



  

3

 

3

  

3

     



 

 

  

 

 

   

 

 

  

 

  

   

 

 Timp.   

 

  

f

f

f

  

 



  





  



   

      

  



 



 

 

 



 



 

Allegro (q = h = 96)

pizz.     f

pizz.

  

Vln. II

f



Vla.

Vlc.

unis. pizz.

f

 

pizz.  

pizz.  

f

f

arco 3

arco

 

arco

3

3

 

 3

  

3

  

3

 

          

3

3

3

 

       

    

3

 

 3

3

 

 

3

 

3

3

 

          

3

3

3

    

 

  



 

 

     

 

  

   

 

3

3

3

  

3

  

3

  

3

  

  



 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

pizz.

pizz.

pizz.









    

 











   

Tbn.

Cb.



 

 



f

Vln. I

3

 

Tpt.

Piano

 

f

Perc. 2



 

    

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

f

Tuba

  

f

Hn. 1 in F



f

    f

Bsn. 1



3

3

 

3

 

 

    

arco



3

arco



 

  

 

3

 

3

 

arco



 

6

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32

Fl. 1

 

 

 

Picc.

Ob. 1

 

Eng. Hn.

 

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 n Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Cbsn.

 3

 

 3

3

  

3

   

   

3

3

  

 



 





 







3

3

3

 

 



 

3

3

3

     

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 





 

 3

 

  

 

  



 



 

   

3

 

 

3

 

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

   



 

 

 

 

 







   



 



   



  

 



  



  

 

 



To Sop. Sax.

 

 

 



 



  





 



  



 

 

 



   



Hn. 2 in F

 



  



Tpt.

 

 



  

 

 

 

 



 

 

  

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Hn. 1 in F

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano

Vln. I

  

Vln. II

Vla.

 

3

 

3

Vlc.

Cb.

3

(pizz.)  

            

3

3

3

   

    

   

 

 

3

3

3

     



3

3

3

  

 

 

 

3

 

3

3

    

 

 

   



 

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

3

3

3

       









3

3

3



 

 

  

 

  



 



 



 





 

 

 

 

 

 

pizz.



 

pizz.



  

 



 



 



 



 



 

pizz.



 

7

Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

37 

 

  

 

 

sf

 sf

 sf

sf

Cl. 1 in Bb

sf

Sop. Sax.

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1





 

p

3

  



 

  

molto vib.











3   

  

 

 

to cup mute

    

sf

cup mute, molto vib.

 

p



cup mute, molto vib. to cup mute





 











p legg.





p







 



p poco stacc.



Trap set







 

  

(pizz.)

(pizz.)

  sf

pizz.

 

 

sm. B.D.

 

 

p legg. 0

 

 

 

 

 

hi- hat

 div., arco

sf

Vla.

molto vib.

To Bsn.

  

  

Vln. II

Perc. 1

Vln. I

  

Piano





p

sf

Perc. 2

 



sf

Tuba

sf

Tbn.

Soprano Saxophone solo



sf

Tpt.

3   

sf

Hn. 2 in F

p

sf

Hn. 1 in F

sf

Cbsn.

*

   p

     sf

   

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  







 











 







 

 

 

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 





  



sf

 

(pizz.)

Vlc.

sf

  

(pizz.)

Cb.

sf

 

 

1/2 pizz. div., 1/2 arco

  p

 sf

sf

(pizz.)



p marc.







*N.B. m. 39 etc.: members of the concertino (Cl., Sop. Sax., 2 Bsns., Tpt., Tbn., Tuba, Perc., Piano., solo Vln. I, and Cb.) play piano but solo; firmly, with sentimental elegance.

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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 

Sop. Sax.

 



Bs. Cl.

 





 







Fl. 1

 

molto vib.

 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Bassoon

 

3    

  



 

   

p



3

p



















 















  





 



 

Hn. 2 in F

to plunger mute

Tpt.

Hn. 1 in F

 

Tbn.

Tuba

 

Piano

  



 

  



  



  

 

  

3

   

3

 









 





Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  

 

   



 

 

 

  

 





  

   

 

   

 

   

 

  



  

W.B.

cowbell 3

  

3

 

  

3

   

3

 



hi-hat 0

 

 

 

 

 

 









 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 





   

 

 



Vln. II

Vla.

Cb.

  



 

   

 

Vlc.



 

 

Vln. I







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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 

Sop. Sax.

  

Bs. Cl.

 

  

  

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

 

Tbn.

 

 

 

















3

  

 3

  



 

 



    

 

 

 









 



 





 

 





 



sf

 



sf

 



sf

sf

 







sf



  

plunger mute

 

 

 

3

3

  

 

sf

  

3

  

3

  



sf

 

sf

sf



sf

  

 

  



  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 









 

 

 

choke

 

sf

 

2 cowbells

  

3

    

  



  

sf

  

sf

  

 



  

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

 





arco



 sf



    

sf

3

sf

 

Vln. I



Piano



 Perc. 1

Perc. 2



Tuba



Hn. 1 in F

 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2



Fl. 1

 sf

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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Sop. Sax.

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

  





Bsn. 2

  





Fl. 1

Hn. 1 in F

 

Tpt.

  

Tuba

3

  

3

Piano

Vln. I

  





 

  

 















 





 





















3













  

  

3



 

 3

 





3

  







 

 













 3

  

3

 

 3

  

3

   



 



Cym.

  

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

+ Snare

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tutti



1 stand

















 



Vlc.

 



legato

 

Vla.

  

p 1 stand

p

sf

 

tutti







to cup mute



Vln. II

Cb.





Perc. 1

Perc. 2







Tbn.





stacc.

Hn. 2 in F

sf

 

  

 

1/2 pizz. 1/2 arco

sf

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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 

Sop. Sax.

 

Bs. Cl.

 

Fl. 1



 



 

 molto vib.



 















 

Hn. 2 in F

cup mute

to plunger mute

Tpt.

(cup mute)



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano

Vln. I

 



  p non stacc.















p non stacc.

 

 





  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  







 

























  

solo



3

  

3

  

3

 

vib.





 3

sf

3

  

3

 







 



 sf



 

 

 

 

 















 

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

pizz.



 

 











 





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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Fl. 1

Sop. Sax.

 



Bs. Cl.

 











3

  

3

  



 



 



  





 

 sf

3

   

3

  

 



 sf

3

   

 

sf

 

sf

 

 

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

 





 

 







sf





 







  

plunger mute



mute out

 

3

  



sf



3

 



  

3

  



 

  



 



 

 

 

 



 





    

wood block

 

 

 

 

 

 





3

3

  



cym.

 

 

   



      

(choke)

   

2 cow bells

  

  

3

    

 



  

sf

    3 soli, unis.



p

 3

  mp

  

 

p

Vla.

 



Cb.

 



  

areo (1 solo)

 sf

  

 



Vln. II

Vlc.

    

sf

  

 

 

  

Vln. I



Piano

 

sf

 Perc. 1

Perc. 2

sf

3

 

Tbn.

Tuba

  

3

 sf

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 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

  

Fl. 1

  

Sop. Sax.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

3

   

3

   

  













































  











Bs. Cl.







 

 

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

  

Hn. 1 in F

3

Piano

Vla.

Vlc.







3

  

3

  



3

  

3

  

3

  

3

    

 







dolce, legato

 





3

  

3

  

open

 3

 

 3



  

3

  

3

 

 3

  

3

     

 



add cup mute

add cup mute

  

hi-hat

 

    

   

(3 soli)

 

 dolce, legato

   

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 





















 

 

 

  

 

   

dolce, legato

+ snare

 

   

mf





 

p



  

mp

 

p



W.B.



 

 

 





  

 

mp

p

   



 







 

pizz.



 

 





(1 solo)

Cb.



  

Vln. II

 

3

Vln. I



  

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  

3

Tbn.

Tuba

3

  



p

sf



p

sf

1/2 arco 1/2 ptzz.

p

sf

 

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 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 

Sop. Sax.

 



 

Fl. 1

Bs. Cl.

Hn. 1 in F

  

3





3

  

3



 



  

 







molto vib.

   











molto vib.





  

 





 

  

  legg.

cup mute molto vib.



cup mute molto vib.

mute out



 



mute out

molto vib.

molto vib.

  

 

 

(3 soli)

hi-hat

 

 



 

1 solo

 



 

 

 

 



 

 



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 



















 

 

 

  

 



 

 



 







Vla.

Cb.

 

sentimentale

Vln. II

Vlc.





  

 

Perc. 1

Vln. I

  

Tbn.

Piano

Tpt.

Perc. 2

3

Hn. 2 in F

Tuba

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

(pizz.) (1 solo)

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Fl. 1

 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

 

Cl. 1 in Bb

Sop. Sax.

    

Bs. Cl.

 

3

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

 

open

 

open



 

 

  



 f

 f







 

 

To Cl. in Bb

f

 

3

           3

 f

 f

f

(Timp.)

  

3

  

3

       3

   3         

   

3

3       

3

 

 

 



      3 3

   



   3

  

   







3

3

3

   

3

  

3

     

   3

 3

  

           3

3

  





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S.D. B.D.

 

  

 



 

(1 solo)

       

 

           3 

  

(1 solo, pizz.)



 





tutti pizz.

f (pizz.)

 f

(pizz.)

f

  



arco 3

 

f



f

3

arco

3

      

3 3          

  

3

3



   



   

tutti arco

           3 3

arco

unis., arco

 



choke

 

f

3

3

     

f

3



3           3

3

     

 

f

3

Cb.



ord.

 

 

Vlc.

f

3







  

Vla.

f

Perc. 1

Vln. II

 



Vln. I

Tbn.

Piano



f

  

  

Tpt.

Perc. 2



 

Hn. 2 in F

Tuba

  





f

 3

3

3

3

3

     

3

     

3

  

3

  

3

3

3

3

 

     

   3       

3

 3      

3        

  

  

3     3     

3

      

   3

   3

  



3

  

  



3

  

3

 

 

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Fl. 1

 

 

Picc.



Ob. 1



Eng. Hn.

   

Cl. 1 in Bb



Cl. 2 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2



 



 

  

  

   



Hn. 2 in F

   

Tpt.

  

  

   

Tuba

  (Timp.)   Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.



  

    

 



 

 

 

  

3

3

3

   

     

   

3

  

3

 3      

3

3

3

 



  

3

3

3

 

   3

    

3

3

3

  

3

  

3



 

  

3

   

  



  



  



 





3

       

3

  

3

 

  

3

 

 



 

 



   

3

3

 

  

  



 

3

 



  

      3



 

 



     

 



 

 



  



3

  

  

 

 

 



 



 



 



 

 3

 

 

 3

3

  

  

3

3

  

3   

 

  

   

 

3

 

 







 

 

 







 

 

  







 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 





 



  



 



 

 



 

 

 

 

 



 

 



 

 

   

pizz.

  

  

pizz.

Vla.

 

 



pizz.

Vln. II



3

Tbn.



in Bb Clarinet    

   

Hn. 1 in F



     

 

arco



3

arco



3

arco



 

3

      

   

 3     

   

3

3

     

3

3

3

    

3

3

  

3

3

  

 

3

  

3

 

3

  

 

3

   

3



     

3

3

  

3

3

 

pizz.







 

pizz.







 



 

 

    3      3

 

   

 

  

3     









 3

  

3

  

3

  

   

 



  

 3

  

3

3

  

   

 

   



  

   



3

3

  



  

  

3

     3  

3

3

     

   

 

3

 

   

pizz.

3

3

17

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Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

Tbn.

Tuba

97   



 







   

  



  







   



 

 sf

 

 

sf

 

 sf

sf



         3  3



    

  

  

   

  

 

sf

 sf

 

 sf

 sf

 sf

  





sf

 sf

 sf



Piano

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

 

  

  

 

  





 

 

 

 

  

 

sost.

 

sost.





 

 

  

    

 







 

 

sf accomp.

       

 

sf accomp.

       



sf

       

 

sf

sf accomp.

sf

sost. 

 sf

        sf

        sf

        sf





sf

  sf

sf



 

sf

  

  

arco

sf



arco

 

sf

arco

sf

sf

    sf

         3



sf





3

p

p

        3

sf



 accomp.

 accomp.

 accomp.













 

 

 

 

    

mf Crash Cym.

 sf

p

p

fsf

 



p

f

sf

     

p

p

sf

sf

    

sf

p

p

sf

   p

    f

    

                                  

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

  

 

f

h=q

 

        

 

fsf sost.

  

 

 

 

sf sost.

sf sost.

sf sost.

  

sf

 

 

 

sf

sf sost.

sf



poco f

sf

sf



mf

Glock

poco f

 

sost.

sf

sf

sf

sost. 

    

Cantabile (Tempo primo)

  



sf

      

  

sf

  

sf

sf

 

   

sost.

p poco stacc.

3

Cb.

Vib. no pedal

Perc. 2

sf

sf

     

sost.

sf

sf



sf



 

sf



sf

sf

 





  (Timp.)    Perc. 1

sf



sf

 

sf

  3 3     

sf

sf

Cantabile (Tempo primo)

h=q

Flute

To Flute

sf



sf



sf

 

  sf

sf



 



 

sf

sf

sf

 sf

 

18

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105  

Fl. 1

 

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

  

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

   

  

Vln. I

  

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.





 

     

  











 

    

 

 

     







   



 



  



  

  



 

  

   

  

  

  



 

 





  



 

 











 

 

 



 

   



   

(Glock.)

 

p

 

 

f

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 

 









 

 

    

 

    

 



 











più f

 

 

 

 

Sus. Cyms.

p

più f

    



 

 





 





 

     

più f

 





 







    

più f



   





 

più f

     

   

   

    

   

più f

  

 

     

 

 

 

   

 

   

 

 

  

 

 

sf

più f

 

   

 

sf

sf

   

  

  

 

        



   

 

   

 

 

  

 

sf

  

f

  

 

più f

 







       

più f

(Timp.)

mf



sf

 

 



sf



 

più f

 

       

 

sf

più f

 

più f

 

 

 



 

più f

 



più f

 

più f

piùf

 

 



 

 

piùf

 





 

sf



 

 

sf

più f

   

Piano



più f

p

Perc. 1

Perc. 2



  

Tbn.

Tuba



sf

sf

 

    

 

    

       

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Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

110  

Fl. 1

 

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

f meno

 



 meno f

f meno

 

 f meno

non  leg.

mf

f meno



meno f

 

f meno

 

 

    5



non leg.

 

non leg.

mf

f









mf



mf



  

 

mf

f



mf

  

 f









p

p

 p

p

 f



 

p

 

f

 

p

p

mf

meno f

f

mf

   

p

f

 



f





f meno



  

f

    5

f

p

f



p

mf

  

   

 

 

 

  

f meno

  f meno

f meno

f meno

 

f meno

p (non cresc.)

 

f meno

  

  p

    

 

 

mf

   

  

trem.

  

  

mf

 



  

 



mf

  mf

 mf



 

   



 

   

 

   



mf



mf

p

Eloquente



    

   

f

   

    

 f

 f

f

f

 mf

mf

 

mf

 ord.

mf

f

  

      

p

   

(Sus. Cyms.)

Vlc.

mf

 



 

Vla.

p

  

  

p

mf

(Timp.)

Perc. 1

Vln. II

 



    5

mf

  

p

mf

  

mf

 

5

mf

 

   

non leg.



   

mf

   

  

f



 

f meno

mf

 

f

non  leg.





mf



Cb.

f meno

 





Tbn.

Vln. I



   

Tpt.

Piano



mf

f meno

Perc. 2



 

Hn. 2 in F

Tuba

 



mf

f meno

f meno

Hn. 1 in F

Eloquente



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

 

  



 

Bs. Cl.

  

mf

   

trem.

  p

  



  

p div.

 



p

  

  



p



p

 p

pizz.  p

 



 

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Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

116

 

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Fl. 1

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

To Ob.

mf

 

mf

p

mf

mf

Hn. 1 in F

 

mf

6

    

  

p

 

 

 

   







p

 

 





 

 

p

mf

mf



p

 

mf

 

p

 

mf

 

mf



p







p

  mf

p

 

 













f

p

  mf



mf



mf

f

f

 

 

  f

mf

p

p

mf

mf



 

f

  f





Perc. 1

    mf

p

          mf

6

Vla.

mf

p

      6

p

 

Vlc.

mf

  

 

 

mf

mf



 

p

 

Vln. II

Cb.

p

mf

Vln. I



Tbn.

Piano

Tpt.

Perc. 2

 

Hn. 2 in F

Tuba

p

 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

 

p

mf

    

6

 

Bs. Cl.

p

q = h

p

pizz.

 

 

  







    



sf







 

div.

 

fsf



mf

 

mf (pizz.)

q = h

unis.

mf

pizz.

 



mf

 

sf





fsf

arco



f

21

Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

Allegro (Tempo secundo)

122

 

Fl. 2



Ob. 1





Oboe

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 

Fl. 1

 

Cl. 2 in Bb

pp

sf





pp

sf





sf



to Piccolo









pp



sf

To Sop. Sax.





pp











  

Hn. 2 in F





to cup mute

Tpt.



to cup mute

 





Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Tbn.

Tuba

  

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

  

(Sus. Cyms.) hrd stk., rim



pp



pp

 sf











Allegro (Tempo secundo)

  



 

unis arco



 

pp

 sf





 



pp

pp

   

arco



pp

 sf

1 stand

1 stand

pp

  pp

 sf

  sf

 pp

   

 sf

22

Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

126

 

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

 





Fl. 1

pp

3

  



Soprano Saxophone

 

Sop. Sax.



p

Bs. Cl.

pp

  

3





 

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F









cup mute



pp

mute out

mute out



 

 

Trap set

  

pp

 

 

 

pp poco stacc.

 

Banjo

 

 

 

 

 

Vlc.

Cb.

 

Vln. II

Vla.

pizz.

pp

f in fuori

Vln. I



  

Piano

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

cup mute

Tbn.

Tuba

 

 

 

 

 

   pp marc.

 

 

 





 





 

  

     

 

 





mf

espr.

  

   

 

f





 

 



 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 div.

pp

pp

 

 



 

 

 



 

pp

   

div.

   

       

pp marc.

f

23

Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration

133

Fl. 1

 







Sop. Sax.

Bs. Cl.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

 



 



 









pp

pp



Fl. 2

 

pp

pp

 

pp



Hn. 2 in F

Tpt.



Tbn.

Tuba

Piano

Banjo

Vln. I

(Trap set)

 

 



     

 

 

  



Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

 

 

pp

     

 

 

 

f

Cb.

High triangle

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 

  

 

 

 

 



   

pp

  

pp

cresc.

  

 

(pizz.)

    cresc.

 

      



open

pp

 

S.D.

pp



Sus. Cym.

W.B.

pp

pp

   

   ff

       

       3

3

pp

 

ff

div. sul A



 

pizz.

p unis., sulC

pp

  

pp



Claves

pp

    pp

Hi- hat choke B.D.

       

pp

mp

  



p

pp

  pp

 

 

 

  pp

 

Hn. 1 in F

To Flute

pp

 

pp

 

pizz.

 

pp

24

Act I, Scene 1 Allegro moderato h = 96

  

Fl. 1

p sempre, ma evidente

  

Ob. 1

f

    f 

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb









 

 p

 p

 mf

 

Cl. 2 in Bb



Bs. Cl. in Bb



 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

 

   

non sost.

Horn 1 in F

non sost. f

   al sord. "cup" 

Horn 2 in F

 



mf non sost.

 



 



mf



p

p

mf

p

mf non sost.



 



Perc. 1





mf

 



 

  

Jordan

Tom

The Buchanans', East Egg, Long Island. A large, rose-colored drawing room with oversized French windows and billowing curtains. Daisy and Jordan recline on enormous couches.



   

Allegro moderato h = 96 

  

 

*solo



p

mf

mf



al sord.

p

 

Nick

 

f al sord. "cup"

 

mf

Daisy

p



 

Perc. 2



 



Tbn.

Tuba



mf

 



Tpt. in C

Piano

 

mf

pp sempre, ma evidente

*solo

Vln. I div a 3

gli altri



f

Vln. II div.



  

p sempre, ma evidente

   *solo

   

 

  

  

pp sempre, ma evidente pizz.

  

  

  

  

f

Vlc.

pizz.

f

pizz.

Contrabass

p sempre, ma evidente

f

Vla.

f

 p

*Soli: back of sections it there are more than 3 violins per section.



mf

 p

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 Fl. 1  Ob. 1

 





  





mf

Ob. 2

mf

25

 

p



 p









cresc.

cresc.

 







 

 

 

 



Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1

 mf

 

mf

  

 p

mf

  

Hn. 2

Tpt.

Piano





cresc.

cresc.





 

Jordan

Tom

Raising herself slightly, offering her hand to Nick.

Vln. I div. a 3

-

  a

 -

-

 f

lyzed

with

  

 

     

     

  

par

cresc.

Vlc.

I'm

   

Vla.

 

Vln. II div.

p

 

Cb.

p

mf



 Daisy  

Nick

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Tbn.

Tuba

mf

mf

 p

cresc.

 

pizz.

p

  

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9

 Fl. 1  Ob. 1

  

   

f

Ob. 2

f

  p p

 

 

 

 



To Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Hn. 1

      f 

   

Hn. 2

f

Daisy

f



  

  



 

  p

 





 

p

p





Tom

  

p

  

ness.

Jor



dan

Ba

-

ker,

 

 

f dim.

 

 p

 

 



mf

   

mp

 

  

  p

 p

   

f dim.

p

  

 

 

  

   

 

f dim. div. arco

 

    

 

-

pi -

  

  

Vlc.

-

mp

 

Vla.



Vln. II div.

  

  Vln. I div. a 3

mf

  

Jordan

Cb.

  

f

hap

Nick

  

mp

Perc. 1

Piano

Tbn.

Perc. 2



Tpt.

Tuba

Solo



   (pizz.)



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27

 Fl. 1 











Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Cl. 1 in Bb

 p

  

Cl. 2 in Bb

p

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

  p

 







 













 p

con sord., non sost.

p con sord., non sost.





  



here's

my

cou

Jordan

Tom

  

 

  Vln. I div. a 3

  

Vln. II div.

Vlc.

-

sin

 much

re -

 Nick

  

moved.

  

  



  

  

Vla.





Perc. 1





Tbn.

Cb.

Nick



Tpt.

Daisy



Piano

Hn. 2

Perc. 2



p

p

 Hn. 1   

Tuba

p



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  Fl. 1   

Fl. 2

  

 

f dim.

mp

mp

Ob. 1

Ob. 2



Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1

    

Hn. 2

Daisy

mp

mf



f dim.









 







p

solo

f





  





 

 

via sord.

via sord.

f





  

ker.

  

   

-

Vlc.

Ba

Vla.

- dan



Vln. II div.

Jor

  Vln. I div. a 3

   

 

mp

 

 

  

   



  

p



     

I'm

sure.

  

  

 

 p

   

  

 

f dim.

  



  f dim.

mp

   f dim.

Charmed,

  

f

    



mf



Tom

Cb.



f

Jordan

Nick

mp

Perc. 1

Piano



 

English Horn

Tbn.

Perc. 2

Tpt.

Tuba

f dim.

 

mf

 p

  

   

mp

 

  

   p

p



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29

 Fl. 1 

 



Fl. 2

Ob. 1

  

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

p



 

 

 



p









p

p

   p



  



p

Tpt.

Piano

Daisy

Vlc.



 al sord.





 

p

 

ar

- rived

  f

 

East

Egg?

 f

Just

 



 

Vla.

 

Vln. II div.

Tom

Vln. I div. a 3

mf

Jordan

Nick

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Tbn.

Tuba

p



p

 Hn. 1    Hn. 2

 

  

      

  Cb.  

 

  

It's

  

  

  





  



 

 

(pizz.)

  



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25

 Fl. 1 

Ob. 1

   f  

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

dim.

 

f dim.

Cl. 2 in Bb

 

B. Cl.

  

Hn. 1

  





  





���

 

mp

 

mp





 

p

  f

p

  









 

  

  

  

 

 

mp

p

 

West

 

 

   f

 

that

I

in

 -



ha - bit.



Less

fan

 -

cy,

quite

 a

 

 

 

mp

 p

      

  f dim.

Egg

    

  f dim.

    

 

 

 

p

   

Vlc.

mp

 

Vla.

mf



      

Vln. II div.

 

 

p



 



 

f

 

 

Cb.

f

mp

solo





Tom

Vln. I div. a 3



mp

Jordan

Nick



f

 

Daisy

p

Perc. 1

Piano

 

to Contrabassoon

Tbn.

Perc. 2



Tpt.

Tuba

 

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

f dim.

 

  dim. non div.

 

mf

  

   

mp

 

  

   p

  p

    

mp

   

mp

   

p

  

  p

29   Fl. 1  f   Fl. 2  f

Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration Full Score - Act I, Scene 1

Ob. 1

   

Cl. 1 in Bb

f

31

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

 

Bsn. 1

Cbsn.

           mf

solo

Contrabassoon 

   mp



 

mf

    

     

    







    

 





    





 

con sord.

Hn. 1

 

 









mf

Tbn.

Tuba

con sord.   



Tpt.



Piano

Daisy

















 

   

 

bit

 

  

Vln. I div. a 3

   

Vln. II div.

Vla.

Vlc.

 

 

less.

 

 Stopped

 

off

 in

 

Chi -

     

      

  

 mf

div., pizz.

 

via sord.

mf

Tom

Cb.



Jordan

Nick



mp sf

Perc. 1

Perc. 2



p cresc.

 

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33   Fl. 1    Fl. 2 

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Ob. 1

   

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

 

Bsn. 1

f

Cbsn.

Hn. 1

 

  

 

mf

 

mp

Tuba

cup mute    

Piano

Daisy

  

 

  



 



  



mf

 



   

mp

 

 



  





















 

sf



mf





 

  f   

ca

  Vln. I div. a 3

  

Vln. II div.

Vlc.

-

go



 on

 

the

 way

 

east,

 Dai

  -

 mf

Do

they

sy.

     

     

 

Vla.

-

 

f



 



 

 

 

 

 







  

Tom

Cb.





Jordan

Nick

 



  

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Tbn.

  

(senza sord.)   

Tpt.

mf

 

Hn. 2



 

f

 

 

 mf

  

 

unis., pizz.

p cresc.

 

mf



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 Fl. 1 

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

 



 



p

Cl. 2 in Bb

p

B. Cl.

  

Bsn. 1

Cbsn.

 p





f





f

 

p

 

solo

 





f

To Bsn.







 Hn. 1 

al sord. (Harmon, stem in)





Tpt.

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

 f  Daisy 

 

miss

Jordan

Tom

Nick

rne?

  

 



f

 

They're

des

Cb.

 p

 

 

in

mourn

 

-

ing

   

arco

(pizz.)

o - late



 

  

-

  



-

 



  

   p

Vlc.

Vla.

 

Vln. II div.



  Vln. I div. a 3

(con sord.)

p

Perc. 1



 mf





f

 

f

p

p

 

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41

 Fl. 1 

Ob. 1

 

Eng. Hn.

 

 f

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

 Hn. 1  

 

Piano

Daisy





 

 



 

 



  

p



 

 

 

Black

Vln. I div. a 3

 

Vlc.

  

cars,

 

a

per - sis

 -

tent

 wall



 

   

Vla.



   

   

Vln. II div.



  

cup mute

Tom

Cb.

 

Jordan

Nick

 

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

p

mf

Tbn.

Tuba



via sord.

Tpt.

solo

 f

 p



 

 





 

 







 f

 f

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 Fl. 1 

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Fl. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

B. Cl.

Bsn. 1

solo

Tpt.

  

f dim.

f dim.

 

 

 



 

f dim.

  

f dim.

  

 

 

f

p

via sord.

  

Tbn.

  

f dim.

 

 Hn. 1 

35



harmon, stem in



 

via sord.

p

mf





 Daisy 

    

Tuba

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano

Jordan

Tom

Nick

  

Vln. II div.

Vlc.

 the





 Shore.

North

 

How

gor

f

     

-

-

f dim.



geous.

 

 

  

-

 

    

 



 

  p

a - long

Vla.

Cb.

 

all

  Vln. I div. a 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pizz.

p

 

f dim.

div. arco

 

f

dim.

 

  arco

 f

  

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49

  Fl. 1  Fl. 2

Ob. 1



Cl. 1 in Bb

p

 

Eng. Hn.

p



 p



p





 

p

 

Cl. 2 in Bb



p

(dim.)

 







Bsn. 1

 

Cbsn.

 Hn. 1 

Hn. 2

Tpt.



B. Cl.

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Piano



 p

senza sord.







 p

p

 

Timp.

p



Tom

p



Let's

Tom,

Tom,

  

   



p

(dim.)



p

 

  p

    



    

back!

Vlc.



 

   

Vla.

go

       

Vln. II div.



Cb.



Jordan

Vln. I div. a 3

 

 Daisy  

Nick





p

  

 

pizz. non div.

 

mf

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 Fl. 1 