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John Harbison

THE GREAT GATSBY OPERA IN TWO ACTS Reduced orchestration by Jacques Desjardins Act II: Scenes 1, 2, and 3 Volume 1

Full Score

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

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THE GREAT GATSBY OPERA IN TWO ACTS Act II 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

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 . . . . . . . . .

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515

The Great Gatsby, Act II

Scene 1

John Harbison

poco rit.a tempo

Cantabile q = 88   Fl. 1   Flute 2

Ob. 1

Oboe 2

Clarinet 1 in Bb

Soprano Saxophone in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb

Bassoon 1

         

 f cresc.

f cresc.



f cresc.

f cresc.

      ff

      ff

      ff

      ff

    

f cresc.

ff

 dim.

dim.

dim.

dim.

  

f cresc.

f cresc.

f cresc.



f cresc.

 dim.

f cresc.

 

to Stage Band

  

f cresc.

f cresc.

     ff

 dim.

f cresc.

             ff

dim.

f cresc.

     

     

     

     

             

     

           

             

    

              

                       

ff dim.

Horn 2 in F

  

f cresc.

ff

dim.

f cresc.

ff

dim.

f cresc.

    

p

ff dim.

p

ff dim.

p

p

ff dim.

p

p

p

p

    

                      

    

    

    

    

    

ff dim.

ff dim.

 

p

ff dim.

   

f cresc.

p

ff dim.

                      f cresc. f cresc. ff dim. ff dim.                    Hn. 1 in F   Bassoon 2

Reduced Orchestration by Jacques Desjardins

  p

    p

p

       

     

          

   

p

     

p

    

    

ff dim.

p

 

to Stage Band

Trumpet in Bb

 

to Stage Band

Trombone

  

to Stage Band

Tuba

   

  

  Timp.      Percussion 1 f

 

    

Sus. Cym.

Percussion 2

Piano

  

  

 

f

p cresc.

f

f cresc.

    f cresc.

 

      ff

dim.

  f cresc.

     

p ma sonoro

  

   

          



  

    

         



cantabile

               

   



              

     

   



 div. unis.                 

     

   



     

ff

ff

ff

dim.

dim.

dim.

dim.

* Banjo and Solo Violin to Stage Band

f cresc.

ff dim.

f cresc.

ff dim.

f cresc.

f cresc.

ff dim.

ff dim.

p

p

p

p

p sonoro

    

ff

    

    

 

p

poco rit.a tempo

ff dim.

 

(Clouds pass in front of the moon.)

     

Vib. motor on (slow)       

mf

     

Tam-tam

    

f cresc.

Contrabass

   

  

f cresc.

Violoncello

 

f cresc.

Viola

(Gatsby's house and lawn. At first, only a full moon is visible.)

*

Violin II

p

  p

Cantabile q = 88

  Violin I  

   

   

to Stage Band

 

  Nick  

 

 

cantabile


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516

animando

 9                                Fl. 1 

     

                        

     

                        

cresc.

Fl. 2

cresc.

Ob. 1

mp

mp

mp

f

cresc.

f

cresc.

f

cresc.

            

Ob. 2

p

mp

cresc.

         f

                  

   

 

ff

6

 

6 To Picc.                

ff

  

 to Eng. Hn.  

molto rit. 

                  ff

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

English Horn



              

 

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt. in C



Sop. Sax.

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Tbn.

Tuba

  

f

ff

mp cresc.

 

Cl. 1 in Bb



Pìu mosso q = 96

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

ff

Perc. 1

  

Perc. 2

Piano

Nick

     

   

    

    

   mf



 

   Vn. I 

cresc.

 

Vn. II

cresc.

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

     

                  f

sf

f

sf

            

animando Pìu mosso q = 96 molto rit.                                                                   

5

6

6

ff

6

6

ff

                                              5

cresc.

cresc.


Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration - Act II, Scene 1

q = 80

16

 Fl. 1 



 

   

p Piccolo

Flute 2

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

         

Tpt. in Bb

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

 





p

p

  

   



    p  

(Timp.)

   



   



   



 

p





p



f

cresc.

   

   

 

 

 

f

   

p

  

      

 



 

   

 



 

  







     

gliss.

 

          

 



 



 



 cresc.

 

f



f

 

dim. gliss.

 

 

 

dim.

 

 

p

 

p

p

 

 



p

f

p

 f

 

f

cresc.

 

   





p

 

 

p

f

dim.

   p   



mp

dim.

cresc.



f

cresc.

  

 

cresc.





 

f

p

  

cresc.

  

 

   

  

cresc.

 cresc.



  



 

gliss.



 

  

 

   

p

 

p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

  

(The house and the bay become visible.)

q = 80

      



 





rall.

   

   

p

         

 

 

Vlc.

  

Clarinet in Bb

Vla.

 

Vln. II



mf

 

 

   





  

 

f



gliss.





 

mf

f

 Nick 

Cb.

     

p

 

Solo Vn.

Vln. I

   



Tbn.

Tuba

  



       



  

cresc.

 

Sop. Sax.

 

p

    

 Perc. 1



p

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

       

   



517

rall.

  

       

div. unis.

p

     p      

mf

    f

 

f dim.

cresc.

    

 





     

gliss.

 

   

 

      

    

gliss.

 





 

 

  

cresc.

  

gliss.

    

dim.

 

dim.

f dim.

cresc.

   

     

f dim.

gliss.

 mp

  


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Frenetico h = 184

23 



Picc.



Ob. 1

  

Fl. 1

p dim.



Eng. Hn.



Cl. 1 in Bb

 pp

  Bsn. 2   

pp To Ob.

p dim.

dim.

Hn. 1 in F

pp

 

Bsn. 1

p dim.



Bs. Cl.

dim.

pp To Cbsn.

pp

Hn. 2 in F



Tpt. in C





  

Tbn.

Tuba

        (Timp.)

Perc. 1

  

Cl. 2 in Bb

dim.

to Sop. Sax.

Trumpet in Bb      Tpt. in Bb 







p

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

  



  





 

 

 

 

 



 

p

p

    p

   

p staccato

       ���

Solo Vln.

  Nick 

  

p

  

  

   

  

Vln. II



Vla.

Cb.







 







 



  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 





 

   

 

  

    

 

 

   

 

 



 

  

  

 

p dim.

p dim.

 

(p)dim.

sf

 



















 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

   

  

 





    



 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

  

  

 

 

   

   

pp

pp

 

pp

       



         



 





pp





p dim.



sf

(Gradually we hear the band and see frenzied dancers.)

 

Vlc.



pp





Frenetico h = 184

Vln. I




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519

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



Tpt. in Bb

Cl. 2 in Bb

  



  



 









 





mp

Tbn.







mp Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

 mp

 

   

 

Solo Vln.

 

mp

mp

 

mp







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

  

 

 

 

  



 

  

 

 

sempre stacc.

  



 sf



 





 







 

 

 

  

 

 

    

  

  

 

 

 

  

  

 

 











  



 

 

 

 

  



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  





  

  

 



    

   

  

  

      

  

   

  

 

  

  



    

  



    

p

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Nick

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.



p











 









sf



Soprano Saxophone

 


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39

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1

 

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

 

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo











  

 

 

  



 

  

  

 

 









mf sf



 

 

 

mf



 

    



 

mf



mf





mf









 



sf

Solo Vln.



mf sf

Tbn.

Tuba





  



 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

  

 



 







 

 

 

  

   

 



  





  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

  

 

  







    

 

 

        

  



sf

mf



                











 

mf



 



   

  

   

  

  

  

 

 

 





 





 

 

   

 



 

Vln. II

Vla.

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.

 

Nick



 






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521

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 











 





Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1

  

Sop. Sax.

f

  Tpt. in Bb 

 

 

 

f sf

Tbn.

f sf Tuba

      f

    

Banjo

         

 

      

  

f

 

Solo Vln.

 sf

   

sf

f

Perc. 2

Piano







    

   

      

      

 



f

 

 

 

sf

 

 



 







sf

 

sf

   

 

 





sf

  

    

   

  

   

  

  

  

 

      



 

 

  

mf

  

dim.

   

 

 

   

mf

mf

 

    

 

  

 

  

dim.

  

     





 

  



mf

 

 

 



 



    







 



mf

      

  

     

 

  





mf

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Cb.



  

  

Vlc.



       

Vln. I



 

Nick

 



   

    

mf

 

    

mf

dim.

      

  




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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1







 





    Tpt. in Bb 















  















   

Sop. Sax.

f

f

Tbn.

Tuba

   

f

 

f Perc. 2

 

mf

    

Piano

  

f

      

Banjo



  

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

stacc.





  

 

 

 

 

 

   

   





 















 

 

 

 

  



     

 

 

 

 





 

 

 



 

  

  

  

  

  

         

 

   

 Nick 

  

 

 

 

   

f

Solo Vln.



   

 

    



 

 

 









W. Blk. C.B. C.B.



 























f



 S.D.

 



 

T-t.

  

 

 

         

sf





sf







 sf

  

Ride Cym.

   









   

sf











 

sf



(Full scene is revealed.)

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.


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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



   

Sop. Sax.



 



















     Tpt. in Bb 







  







    











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     











Tbn.

Tuba

f

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

              

   

 

   

  

  

  

  





 









 

 

 





  

  

 

   





 











 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

 

 





 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 



 

 





















 



 

 



















 

 















sf





sf



 sf

sf

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Solo Vln.

Nick

Vln. I

 

Vlc.

Cb.



f

sf

   


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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



  

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

   

Perc. 2

Piano

 

  

Tbn.

Tuba



    





 

 

 

 

    

 

    







 

   

Banjo



     















 



 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



   

 

  

  

  

   



 









 

 

 

 

 sf 

 







 







sf



  

  

sf

   



 

Vln. II

Vla.

 

Vln. I

 

Vlc.

Cb.

 

sf

Nick













 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







Solo Vln.



 

  

  

  

  

  













 

 





sf

 

 

 



  

sf



  

  

sf

sf











sf



 

sf


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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1

   

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb



   



Tbn.

  















  





 

 

 

 

 

 





Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

          

















 

cresc.

 

 

 

 

   

      cresc.  

  

  

 

  

cresc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

      cresc.

 



 

  

  

 















 







cresc.

cresc.



cresc.

 Tuba    

stacc.



 

    

     



  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





  

 

  

 

  

 



 





 





  

 

  

  

  



 cresc.

 

 

 

cresc.

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Solo Vln.

Nick

Vln. I

 

Vlc.

Cb.





 


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Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1





 







 





  



 



      



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 





 



 







 

 

    

 

 

 

Sop. Sax.

  Tpt. in Bb   Tbn.

 ff



ff

ff

Tuba

ff

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

  

f

ff stacc.



     

 

 

 











 



 





 



 

 

 

  



 









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

 

 



  

  



 

  

 











 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 







 

 

    

sf

sf



sf

  

   









   

sf

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Nick

Vln. I

 

Vlc.

Cb.





 sf

  

ff



Solo Vln.





ff

    





    






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527

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



   

Sop. Sax.



 









    Tpt. in Bb 















  















    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

      

Banjo

   

stacc.

 

  

 

 

 

 

    

  

  

     

 





  

 

   





 

 









  









 

 



 

 

sf













 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

  

  

  

  

  

  

 sf













 









dim.

 







dim.

sf

sf



 

dim.







 

Vln. II

Vla.

Nick

Vln. I

 

Vlc.

Cb.



 

dim.

Solo Vln.



sf



dim.




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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1

   

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

f



f



  

Tbn.

Tuba



   







 

 

 

 

     





 

     





    

     















   

 





   

f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

mf

   

   

f

   



 







 









sf



sf

  

  

 

 

Vln. II

Vla.

 



















 







cresc.

cresc.

 cresc.

 

 

 

 

cresc.

 

sf

Cb.

  

Vlc.



 

 

Vln. I

 

 



sf

 



 

Nick

Solo Vln.



f

     











cresc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

 



 

 





  

sf

 



 

sf

 

 

   sf



  

f

sf















sf



sf



cresc.



sf


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529

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 

Hn. 2 in F

Tpt. in C



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 1



  





 

    Tpt. in Bb 







  







    

 

 

 

 

 

   





Sop. Sax.

ff

ff

Tbn.



 





















   

  

 





dim.















dim.

ff

Tuba

ff

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

       

f

ff

 

ff

     

 

  

  

   



 

 





     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

  

  

  

   

  



 

 

  





dim.









 





 

dim.

 

dim.







 

 

 

 



 



  







 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Gatsby

Nick

Vln. I

   

Vlc.

Cb.

 



ff



Solo Vln.



dim.

 

 


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w = h = 92

119

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb



   p         

  

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

   

Perc. 1

 

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

  

Tbn.

Tuba

(lay stick on snare, tap with other stick)

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

 

 

p

Chorus II

   

Ru - mors,

    p

p

     

3

 

                            3

3

3

3

   

3



3



3

3

3

   

   

ru - mors.

   

   

Sha - dy

p

3

  

con- nec- tions

  

  

 

   

The past

is

   

 

 

 

What have you heard?



3

   

p

 

w = h = 92 

p 0

p

solo, pizz.

 p

3

 

 

0

 

p

 

3



Vlc.

 

3

 

Vla.

                     

 Vln. I   Vln. II

 

 

3

   



  

S A

Cb.

      p 

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

  

T B

T B

p

p

solo

(The dancers continue.) p

Chorus I

 

                               3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 p                  

Solo Vln.

S A

     

 





p

p

 

 

 

* Solo  violin to stage band

0





 0


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 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Eng. Hn.

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 Hn. 1 in F 





 























Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb



 

  

Tbn.

 

Tuba

  

Perc. 2

 

 

Piano

Banjo



   

Solo Vln.

Chorus I

Chorus II



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

      

  

 





 



S A





  

   

  

  

3

3

   

  

3

3

 

          3    3    

3

3

 

 

   

It can't

 



be.

 

3

Look!



A



3

glit -ter - ing

 

3

3



some







 

thing

 

p

 

 

  

 

-

 

p



3

 

par - ty.

3



There's

     

Cb.

 



Vlc.

Vla.

 Vln. I  Vln. II

catch -ing up.

T B

   

 

T B

                          3 3 3 3 3                    

    S

A

p


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532

Fl. 1

132 

Picc.





 

 





 



 



pp



    



pp

(+ Tpt)







Cl. 1 in Bb

  

Oboe

(+ Tpt)

  

+ Tpt

Eng. Hn.

Ob. 1

pp

 

   

p

            3

3

p

 

   

p

     

Tbn.



  

Tuba

  

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1 Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

 

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

Perc. 2

  

 



Piano

Banjo

  3

 

Solo Vln.





Chorus II

A

T B

Vln. I



  

Vln. II

 



  



Vla.

 

   

 

  

re - por - ters



   

mp

mp



 

 

 



 





  p



  p

 

  

 



 





 





3

           





p poco stacc.

         p poco stacc.

      

               

      



 



   

Still,

Gats -by's in his

el

   



mp

pizz.

 

mf

-

      

   

3

 

        

 

 

  

e - ment;

The

  

 





 



 



 





p 



p

3

mf

3

 

mp

mf

mp

          

 

 

  



mf

3

       

ques - tions.

       





 



       

ask - ing

 



  

 

  

    

      





mp Cb.

3



p

mp

Vlc.

    

S A

in the air

T B

               3 3 3 3 3         

     S

Chorus I




Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration - Act II, Scene 1

Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

Solo Vln.

Chorus I

Chorus II

S A T B

S A T B

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

139  

  

   

     





  

     







    







  

 

3

533

  



       





3



pp



 

 



 

 

pp

p



 







 





   

   



    

         

   



 

 



 



p

    

p

     

  

  

  

  

  

   

 

 

 

   

    

   



Mu - sic,

        



danc - ing



sf

 3

far

in - to

 3

sf

3

3

mf

 

  

     ��� 

 

 



night.



 

p

 

  

  

  

  

  

  



    

  



 



mf

mp

mp

re -

   

 

   

   

 

Mid - night swim - mers

mf

the

 

3





   

        3



 

mf

   

     

mf

   

 

 

  








Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration - Act II, Scene 1

534

Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

145  

  

   

 

 



 

     

Banjo

Solo Vln.

Chorus I

Chorus II

S A T B

S A T B

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.



    



   

 











  

   



p

 



p

pp

 



p



pp

 



    

 







  





     

   

    

      

 

     

più sost.

   

  

 

 





 





pp

 



 



p



mp

 p



 





mp

mp

   mp

p

  p

  



   mp

   

 

  p





 

 

 



 

 





p

 

 



mf

 

            

 

      

 

   

          

   

    

 

   

3

mf

   

3

mf

p

 

 p

  

 

 

        

 

mp

 

 

   

   

Ser- vants dis-missed,

     

 

turn

mf

ex - alt

     

 

-

ed

mf

  from

 



 

the black

 

 

beach.

mp

   

 

  

   

  

     

 

3



p

  

          3

p

  

mf

   

    



 

  

   

p

  

  

3



 

 

3

 

   

          

pp

 

    

Piano



   

 


Harbison The Great Gatsby–Reduced Orchestration - Act II, Scene 1

Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

153  

  

Tuba

Perc. 2

    

      

Banjo

Solo Vln.

Chorus I

Chorus II

S A T B

S A T B

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

3

  





3

 

  

 



  

 





p

    



 

 

p

 



 mp

mp

cresc.

 





 

  

cresc.

p

p





 mp

cresc.

 



   

     

  

 

 





 

 





 





        

 

 

    

    



     

3        

3

 

te - le phones ring -ing

 3

      3

  

     

Piano

  



       

     

  Tpt. in Bb    Tbn.

 

535

3

mp

   

 

mp

       

 





 

all

night.

 



 

     

  

3



 

 



 

 

mf

 

 cresc.



  



 

   

  cresc.

 

 

 

 

mf

  

mf



mf

 

  

 



 

 

 

 

 

mf

 





some- thing out

cresc.

of

key.

cresc.

 You

can

 

mf

feel

 

mf

   

   

    

         

   

There's



cresc.

mp



cresc.

 

3

mf

cresc.

mp

       

3

mp

 


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Fl. 1

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

160  

  

   

             



  



   

  

Chorus II

S A T B

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

   

 



p 3







To Fl.

3

p



p

p

   





 



   

     

 

T B

 

p

p

   



    

Chorus I



     

S A

   

    

Solo Vln.

  

         

  

Banjo

  Tpt. in Bb   

Piano



   

Perc. 2

   

dim.

    

Tuba

    

dim.

   

  

Tbn.

   

dim.

  

Sop. Sax.



              

   

 

      

              

     

    mp

   

  

    

 

 

al sord.

 

  

    

 

 

al sord.

dim.

dim.

dim.

dim.



  



  

     dim.

  

 



mp

 

mp

  

 

 

 

  

  

 

f mp



 

  



mf p

a

un - der tow,



  

mf p



mf

 

3

    

 

con sord., cup mute

 

p

  

3

arco



3

mf

  

             3

mf

 

       mp

pall,

   p

   



   f

        f 

 

      

  

     

     

     

p

f

 

f

p



f

  

  

  

 

  

f

child.

p





         

p

a mp

 

          

 

 

mf

mf f mp

con sord., cup mute

 

     

f

mp



f

am

   

    

     

  





   

   

    

         

   


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537

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

    Tpt. in Bb       solo

Perc. 2

Banjo

  

 



Chorus I

Chorus II

 p

 

  

     

 

 

  

   

 

    



       

  

3

     p

 

    

 

  

 

p

   

p

 

Still

  

 

 

 

p



 Tutti (pizz.)

  p

p

 

 

they come,

p

 Vln. I   

   

in - vit ed,

 

or

 -

sha



      p

 

mp

 

mp

  

 

    

 



      



gers

p

 -

   mp

sf

dows

mp

     fu - gi- tives sf

   

un - in - vit - ed.

 

   





 mp

p

p

   p





mp

       



 

   

via sord.

  mp

p

      

  

 

 

 

p



   

Stran

 

    

  

Vlc.

 

    

     p 

Vla.

 

   

Vln. II

3



   p

p 3

p

S A

Cb.

 



T B

T B

p

lay stick on snare



Solo Vln.

S A

p

3

3

3 3   3 3  3                                3   3 3 3

3

    

Piano

3

3

Tbn.

Tuba

        3                     3 3 3 3

3

p 3

    

solo

  

port.

p

  

port.

  

p

  

 


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175

 Fl. 1 

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 





Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb



   

Tbn.

3

p

solo

Tuba

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

solo

3

3 3     3             3

mp

Perc. 2

 

  

Piano

Banjo

  

Solo Vln.

Chorus I

Chorus II

S A

 





 

 

3

3

  

p

 

   3

  

 

   

 

Vln. II

3

3

3

p

   

 

 





 

  

mp

 

  

 

3

3

3

     f

f

     

     

f

       p

(Tom and Daisy enter.)



mf

p



  

3

   

  

   

f

3



 

p 0

 p

 

Vlc.



  

mp

  

 3  

p

   

   

Glam -or - ous guests

Vla.



                                                      3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

 

solo

Like Gyp - sies.

 Vln. I   

Cb.

  

 

3

3

          3

3

3



Like ghosts.

 

S A

 

  

T B

T B

mp

 

3

via sord.

poco rit.



like those

 

two

 

 

 



there







 

 

 

 

 

 



 

non div., pizz.

and



     

non div., pizz.



ath - lete



poco rit.



 

f

       

 

f

  


Grazioso h = 92

183

 Fl. 1 

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539

Picc.

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb

 





Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

Perc. 1



  

Sop. Sax.

   

p

        Tpt. in Bb  senza sord.

p

senza sord.

Tbn.

Tuba

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

Chorus II

 

 

   

   

   

p

p delicato

      

p

T B

p

    

     



     

 

  

 

   

      

 

   

 

  

 

  

     

    

 

 

 

 

   

 



  

 

  

   

           

      

 

 

 

   

   

      

   

 p

 





   

     



 

 

      

       This Gats-by

 

  

  

       

 

 

where did

   

      

 

you meet him?

S A

    

  

S A

T B

 

p

  

Tom

Chorus I

 

 

Solo Vln.

Daisy

      

    

  mf

  

p

p

gol - den girl.

 Vln. I 

  mf

  

Grazioso h = 92 

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

Cb.

Flute

     


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191 

 Fl. 1  

Fl. 2



 



pp

pp

 



 

  

  

   



 





 

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



     

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

      

  

  

       

          

       

Solo Vln.

    Daisy  Tom,

 

  

         

Tbn.

Tuba

 

 

  

 

    

 

  

  

 

                

   

  

    

   

  

 



  

  

so

ious!

cur -

           

 

   





  

  

 

 

  

            

                 



         choke

 

 

   



 

 

Long

 

a - go



 

  

  

  

 

 

 

   

in

 

(Gatsby crosses the lawn.)

legato



      

the south.



  

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Tom

Nick

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.


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199

541

 Fl. 1 

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bass Clarinet in Bb

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



      

Sop. Sax.

Tpt. in Bb

        

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

    

 

   

 

   

       

      

 

          

       



    

 

 

 

  

 

   

I’m de - light ed

you

   

dropped in.

 

  



  

 



  

   

  



  

 

      

     

          

 

   

    

 

 

  

   

 

    

 





 

Gatsby

  

 

Tom

     

 

Solo Vln.

Daisy

     

Tbn.

Tuba

      

       choke

   

 

              

      

has just

 

The par ty

   

 

be - gun.

 

         

 

 

    

3    

Mis ter Bu chan an

I

pre sume.

 

Vln. II

Vla.

Nick

Vln. I

Vlc.

Cb.


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542

207

 Fl. 1 

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 



Bsn. 1

Bsn. 2

Hn. 1 in F

Hn. 2 in F

 Perc. 1



   

Sop. Sax.

mf

Tpt. in Bb

 

Perc. 2

Piano

Banjo

 





  

  

 





 

 

 

 

   

      

mp

  

     

mp

p

  

mp

     

 

 

mf

  

mf

   

 

mp

p

p

       

      

  

p

     

  







 



 

 

      



 

 

 

  

   





    

solo



You know

    

   

     

my wife.

I

do.

  

   

Let me in - tro-duce you

 

Vln. II

Vla.



Cb.

Vlc.

  

Vln. I

Nick



   choke        

    

mp



   

 

   

 

  

  

mf

  

 

 

p

  

Gatsby

   

p

 

  

Tom

    

mp

 

  

mf

mf

Solo Vln.

Daisy

 

 mp

    

Tbn.

Tuba

rit. molto

to



my guests.

rit. molto


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a tempo h = 88

215

 Fl. 1 

Fl. 2

Ob. 1

Ob. 2



pp



pp



pp



   

pp



p



p



p



p

543

Cl. 1 in Bb

Bs. Cl.

 

