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John Harbison

THE GREAT GATSBY OPERA IN TWO ACTS Act II, Volume 2 Scenes 4, 5, and 6

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 II, Volume 2 words and music by

John Harbison after the novel by

F. Scott Fitzgerald song lyrics by

Murray Horwitz tango lyrics by

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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 Act I, Volume 1: Overture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Scene 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Scene 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Act I, Volume 2: Scene 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 Scene 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370 Act II, Volume 1: Scene 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scene 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scene 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Act II, Volume 2: Scene 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scene 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scene 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

474 571 641 731 766 821

Duration: approximately 2½ hours


Instrumentation Orchestra 3 Flutes ( 3rd doubling Piccolo) 2 Oboes English Horn 3 Clarinets in B= (2nd doubling Clarinet in E=, 3rd doubling Soprano Saxophone in B=) Bass Clarinet 2 Bassoons Contrabassoon 4 Horns in F 3 Trumpets in C (3rd doubling Trumpet in B=) 3 Trombones Tuba Timpani Percussion (3 players) Perc. 1: Marimba, Glockenspiel, Flexatone, Bass Drum, Brake Drum, Cowbells, Triangle, Wood Drum, Tamtam, Auto Horn Perc. 2: Xylophone, Vibraphone, Steel Drums, Suspended Cymbals, Snare Drum, Castanets, Claves Perc. 3: Chimes, Crotales, Triangle (Telephone Bell), Siren, Crash Cymbals, Temple Blocks, Slapstick, Tamtam, Maracas Piano Harp Banjo Strings

Stage Band Clarinet in B=, doubling Soprano Saxophone in B= (Clarinet 3 from Orchestra) Trumpet in B= (Trumpet 3 from Orchestra) Trombone (Trombone 3 from Orchestra) Tuba (from Orchestra) Trap Set (Percussion 3 from Orchestra) Bass Drum, Tom–tom, Castanets, Cowbells, Wood Block, Snare Drum, Hi–hat, Ride Cymbal Piano (from Orchestra) Banjo (from Orchestra) Solo Violin


Moderato

731

Act II, Scene 4

Act II, Scene 4 = 76

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2 solo

E.H.

dim.

3

3

1 Cl. in B 2 solo Sop. Sax

dim.

3

3

3

3

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

dim. Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. al sord., hat 2. al sord., harmon 1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord., straight 3 al sord., bucket 1 2

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

(Night. Wilson’s garage. Through the windows, the T. J. Ecklenburg sign blinking, headlights flashing.) 3

3

3

Myrtle

He stopped to day

for

gas

3

in

a new

yel low

car,

Wilson

Moderato

= 76

I Vn. II

arco Va.

dim. arco Vc.

dim. arco Cb.

3


732

Act II, Scene 4 5

1 2 Fl. 3 1., solo Ob.

1 2 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

dim. E.H. 3

solo 1 Cl. in B

3

3

3

3

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 con sord., bucket

2. al sord., harmon

1 2 Tbn.

dim. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc.

3

3

3

3

3

Myrtle 3

but he did n’t stop

3

for me.

The days stretch out

with out him.

Wilson

I Vn. II

Va.

dim.

3

3

3

3

Vc.

dim. Cb.


733

Act II, Scene 4

A tempo

rit.

10

= 76

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

dim.

3

3

cresc.

non leg. 3

3

3

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

non leg. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

2. al sord. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1., con sord., hat 1 2 non leg.

Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

A B C D E FG

3

Myrtle

Wait

ing,

wait

ing

Wilson

rit.

A tempo

I Vn. II div. (arco) Va.

pizz. Vc.

div., pizz. Cb.

pizz.

= 76

by the win

dow,


734

Act II, Scene 4 15

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H. non leg. 1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax non leg. Bs.Cl.

1. Bn.

1 2 non leg.

Cbn.

1. (senza sord.) 1 2 Hn. in F

3., con sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc. Myrtle

watch

ing

by the door,

dream

ing

of

us

to

geth

Wilson

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

div. div. Cb.

unis.

div.

unis.

er

to


735

Act II, Scene 4 20

1.

1 2 non leg.

Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2 non leg.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

dim. 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

dim. (1.) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(1.)

1. al sord.

1 2 Hn. in F

(3.) 3 4 1. 1 2

Tpt. in C

dim. 3 1.

1. al sord., harmon mute, stem in

1 2 non leg.

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

geth

er.

Fan

cy dres ses,

nice

ho tel

rooms

treat ed me like a

queen,

made mefeel like a

Wilson

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

dim. div. Cb.

la

dy.


736

Act II, Scene 4

rit.

25 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

cresc. 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

cresc.

1. Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

(con sord.) 3 4

cresc. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc. Myrtle

Why

does

he

leave

me

here

with out

a

phone

call,

Wilson

rit. I

cresc. Vn. II

cresc. cresc.

unis. Va.

arco

cresc.

Vc.

unis.

arco

Cb.

cresc.


737

Act II, Scene 4 29

a tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1.

1. via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

(Wilson enters, watches Myrtle from the stairs.) Myrtle

a pris’

ner in

this

Val

ley

of

Ash

es,

this Val

ley

of

Ash es?

Those

eyes

those blink ing

Wilson

a tempo I Vn. II div. Va.

pizz.

arco

pizz.

Vc.

div., pizz. unis. Cb.

arco

eyes


738

Act II, Scene 4 34

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

con sord. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2., con sord., harmon 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

rubato

dim. Myrtle

star

ing me

down.

Wilson

She’s hang

ing

I Vn. II div. Va.

(pizz.) Vc.

pizz. Cb.

at the win dow,

she’s hop


739

Act II, Scene 4 40 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2.

2. via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

Wilson

ing

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

to be ta

ken a

way.

He is n’t

com ing

back,

who ev er he

is.

It fits to geth

er

now:

af

ter noons out,


740

Act II, Scene 4 46

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

2., con sord.

1. con sord.

4., con sord.

3. con sord.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3 1., con sord., harmon mute, stem in

2., con sord., harmon mute 1 2

cresc. Tbn.

(senza sord.) 3 (senza sord.)

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc.

Myrtle

Wilson

te le phone calls,

pret ty dres ses.

I’m

I Vn. II

Va.

cresc. Vc.

cresc. Cb.

tired

and

sick,

sick and tired,

tired of

your

lies,

sickof wor ry ing, sick of


741

Act II, Scene 4 52 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. Bn.

a2

1 2

Cbn.

via sord. 1 2 Hn. in F

via sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. via sord.

2.

2. via sord.

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

Wilson

sec

rets,

and tired

of your

cra zy

i

deas.

You’re

mine

for

e

ver,

ac cept

it.

I

cresc.

Vn. II

cresc. harmonic, loco

unis. Va.

cresc. (pizz.)

arco

Vc. (pizz.) Cb.

arco


742

Act II, Scene 4 56

1 2

cresc.

Fl. 3 a2 Ob.

1 2

cresc. E.H.

cresc. 1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

cresc. senza sord. 1 2 Hn. in F

non legato a2, senza sord.

3 4

non legato 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 senza sord. 1 2

cresc.

Tbn. 3

cresc. Tuba sub.

non legato Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

meno Wilson

God

knows what you’ve been

do

ing.

Ev

’ry

thing you’ve been

do

ing.

You can fool

I

cresc.

Vn.

div. II

cresc. div. Va.

cresc.

Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.

me,

but

you


743

Act II, Scene 4 61 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 1. 1 2

cresc.

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Mar. 1

Steel Drums

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Perc. 2

Tubular Bells 3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

Locked

to geth

er

in

this pri

son,

locked

to geth

er

in

this

Locked

to geth

er

in

this pri

son,

locked

to geth

er

in

this

Wilson

can’t

fool

God.

I Vn. II unis. Va. staccato e secco

cresc. cresc.

Vc.

Cb.


744

Act II, Scene 4 66

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 senza sord. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 (1.) 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1

dim.

cresc.

(St. D.) Perc. 2

dim.

cresc.

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

Val

ley

of

Ash

es;

God

sees

ev

’ry thing,

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

You

Val

ley

of

Ash

es;

God

sees

ev

’ry thing,

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

You

Wilson

8va

I

cresc. Vn.

unis. II

cresc. Va.

cresc.

Vc.

cresc.

Cb.

cresc.


745

Act II, Scene 4 71 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3 1. 1 2

cresc.

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Mar. 1

St. D.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Perc. 2

Tubular Bells 3

Piano

Harp

cresc.

cresc. Myrtle

can’t

fool

God.

Those blink

ing eyes,

those blind,

blink

ing eyes,

cresc.

those flash

ing eyes

star

ing

ing eyes

star

ing

cresc.

Wilson

can’t

fool

God.

Those blink

ing eyes,

those blind,

blink

ing eyes,

those flash

I Vn. II

Va.

cresc. Vc.

Cb.

cresc.


746

Act II, Scene 4

Animando

76 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 (1.) 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1

dim.

cresc.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

(St. D.) Perc. 2

cresc.

3

Piano

Harp

Myrtle

in

at

our

win dow—

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

in

at

our

win dow—

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

God

sees

ev

’ry thing.

Wilson

Animando I

cresc. Vn. II

cresc. Va.

dim. cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.


747

Act II, Scene 4 81

a2

1 2

cresc.

Fl.

3

cresc. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

cresc. (a2) Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

1. al sord., harmon

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1

cresc. (St. D.) Perc. 2

Tubular Bells 3

Piano

Harp

feroce

selvaggio

Myrtle

Beat

me,

beat

me,

throw

me down and beat

me,

you

dir

ty lit

tle cow

ard!

Wilson

div.

unis.

I

cresc. Vn.

div. II

cresc.

Va.

cresc. pizz. Vc.

cresc. Cb.


748

Act II, Scene 4 85

1 2

Più mosso

= 100

a2

Fl.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

cresc. 1 Cl. in B 2 senza vib. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2)

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

cresc.

2.

2.

1 2 Hn. in F

cresc. 3. chiuso

cresc. 4. 3 4

cresc.

Tpt. in C

1., senza sord.

1. via sord.

1., con sord., harmon, fltg.

cresc.

a2

1 2

cresc.

con sord., straight

via sord.

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Auto Horn, offstage 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

(Myrtle rushes out, Wilson goes to the window. Outside, a swirl of headlights.) Myrtle

That’s

him,

the yel low

car!

Wilson

Più mosso

= 100

pizz. I Vn.

unis., pizz. II

pizz.

arco

(pizz.)

arco

Va.

cresc. Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.


749

Act II, Scene 4 93

a2

1 2 Fl.

cresc.

3

cresc.

a2 Ob.

a2

1 2

cresc. E.H.

cresc.

1 Cl. in B

cresc. 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

cresc. Bs.Cl.

cresc. Bn.

a2

1 2

a2

cresc. Cbn.

cresc. (2.)

1.

1 2

cresc.

Hn. in F

3. aperto

3.

3 4

cresc.

(a2)

a2

1 2 Tpt. in C

senza sord.

al sord.

3

a2

a2

1 2 Tbn.

cresc. 3

cresc. Tuba

cresc. Timp.

cresc. Brake Drums 1

cresc. S.D. Perc. 2 T.Blks.

cresc.

3

cresc.

cresc. Piano

Harp

(An impact in the street, confusion.) Myrtle

Wilson arco

div.

arco

div.

unis.

I

cresc.

Vn.

unis.

II

cresc. div.

unis. sul D

Va.

div.

cresc. unis.

Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.

div.

unis.


750

Act II, Scene 4

rit.

101 1 2 Fl.

3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax 6

Bs.Cl. 6

a2 Bn.

1 2 6 6

Cbn.

(1.)

2.

1.

2.

1 2

Hn. in F (3.)

4.

con sord.

via sord.

4.

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. B.D. 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

A B C DE FG

Harp

(One set of lights disappearing, another approaching.)

(A car is heard stopping.)

Myrtle

Wilson

rit. I Vn. II

(sul D) Va.

Vc.

Cb.


109

Più mosso

751 G.P.

Act II, Scene 4

= 96

a2

1 2 Fl.

cresc.

dim.

3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib., slow motor Perc. 2 accomp. 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

Nick,

it’s

Myr

tle!

Nick

Wilson

O,

Più mosso

my

God!

= 96

G.P.

I Vn.

cresc. II

Va.

pizz. Vc.

pizz. Cb.

unis., arco

dim.


752

Act II, Scene 4 116

cresc.

a2

1.

1 2 Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

Wil

Nick

Wilson

O,

I Vn. II

Va. unis., arco div., pizz. Vc.

Cb.

my

God.

son!

Pull

your self

to geth er!


753 G.P.

Act II, Scene 4 122

(a2)

1 2

dim.

Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib. Perc. 2 â?‰

Ped. 3

Piano

Harp

3

Jordan 8

What

did

you

see?

Tom 8

3

Come on,

3

man!

Nick

Tell

us

what you

saw!

Wilson

G.P. I Vn.

dim. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


754

Act II, Scene 4 128

cresc. 1.

a2

1 2

cresc.

Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib. Perc. 2 accomp. 3

Piano

Harp

cresc.

Jordan 8

3

8

Get hold of your self!

Tom

Nick

Wilson

O,

my

God,

O,

my

God.

I Vn.

cresc. II

Va. unis., arco div., pizz. Vc.

Cb.


755

Act II, Scene 4 136

a2

1 2

cresc.

Fl.

5

3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Mar. 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 secco 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

Gats by!

Nick

sotto voce

3

3

Wilson

He

I 5

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ne ver stopped—

son of

a

bitch—

a

yel low

car.


756

Act II, Scene 4 144

1.

1 2 Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

1. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

2. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. al sord., cup 2. al sord., straight 1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord., straight 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1 S.D. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Let’s

get out.

Tom 8

Gats by.

Nick

Tom,

be care

ful.

Wilson

Gats by?

O,

my

God.

O,

my

God.

O,

my

I Vn. II

dim. Va.

dim. div., pizz. unis., arco Vc.

dim. div. Cb.


757

Act II, Scene 4 152 1 2 Fl.

3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

God damn

cow ard

ne ver

stopped

his

car.

Nick 3

Wilson

God.

I’ll

kill him! div.

I Vn.

div. II

Va.

Vc.

unis., arco Cb.


758

Act II, Scene 4 159

1.

1 2 Fl.

cresc. 3 1.

Ob.

1 2

cresc. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2

1. Bn.

1 2

cresc. Cbn.

1. al sord. 1 2

cresc.

Hn. in F 3 4

cresc. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2

cresc.

Tbn.

al sord., bucket 3

cresc.

al sord.

Tuba

cresc. Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

Nick

Wilson

O,

my

God.

O,

unis. I

cresc. Vn.

cresc. unis.

II

cresc.

cresc.

Va.

cresc. Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.

cresc.

my

God.

O,

my


Act II, Scene 4 166 1 2 Fl.

3 (1.) a2 Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1., con sord.

Hn. in F

1 2 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Glock. 1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

(exit Tom, Nick, and Jordan) Jordan 8

Tom 8

Nick

Wilson

God.

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

759


760

Act II, Scene 4 171

1 2 Fl. 3 (a2) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(1.)

1. via sord.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. con sord., cup 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Flexatone 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

â?‰

Harp

Jordan 8

Tom 8

Nick

Wilson

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 4

761

Interlude: From the Valley of Ashes to the Edge of Long Island Sound 176 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 2. con sord., straight

(1.) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I non div.

Vn. II

Va. non div. Vc.

Cb.

1.

1. al sord., straight


762

Act II, Scene 4 184

a2

dim.

2.

1 2 Fl.

dim. 3

Ob.

1 2

dim. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

dim. Cbn.

dim.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. con sord., straight 2. 1 2 Tpt. in C

con sord., straight 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

dim. 1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

dim.

Piano

Harp

non div.

(unis.)

I

dim. Vn.

(unis.) II

dim.

Va.

dim. (unis.) Vc.

dim. Cb.

dim.

div.


Act II, Scene 4 192

(2.)

cedendo

1.

a2

poco meno mosso ( = 88)

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. senza sord. 1 2 legato

Hn. in F 3 4

legato via sord. 1 2 Tpt. in C

via sord. 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

â?‰

Harp

(Foghorns are heard.)

cedendo I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

poco meno mosso ( = 88)

763


764

Act II, Scene 4 198

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn.

con sord., bucket 3

con sord. Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

unis., pizz. Cb.


765

Act II, Scene 4 205 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2

cresc.

Hn. in F 3 4

cresc. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn.

via sord. 3 via sord.

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


766

Act II, Scene 5

Act II, Scene Five = 88 (l’istesso tempo)

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. marc. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

marc.

dim.

cresc.

marc.

dim.

cresc.

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby’s lawn, early morning. Movers carry Gatsby’s furniture out of the house. At the lawn’s edge Nick and Jordan. Jordan

Noth ing

more

to

do,

why

did we come here?

Nick

To

= 88 (l’istesso tempo) I Vn. marc. II marc. Va. marc. pizz. Vc. marc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

pizz. Cb. marc.

find

Gats

by.


Act II, Scene 5

767

7 1 2 Fl. 3 1. solo Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 marc.

Cl. in B 2

marc. Sop. Sax marc.

Bs.Cl. marc. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Gats by’s dream

Nick

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

is

o

ver.

Dai

sy’s

too.

Tom

and

Dai sy

are leav ing

to

night.


Act II, Scene 5

768 12

1. solo

1 2 Fl. 3 (1.) Ob.

solo

1 2

3

3

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax solo Bs.Cl. 3

3

1. solo Bn.

1 2 3

3

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

meno

3

3

Nick

You’re right.

I

went

by

their

house af ter the ac

pizz.

ci dent.

I

saw them

in

the win dow

talk ing

arco

I cresc.

legato, sereno

Vn. pizz.

arco

II cresc.

legato, sereno arco

pizz. Va. cresc.

legato, sereno arco

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.

legato, sereno

hand

in


Act II, Scene 5

Mosso

17

769

= 108

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

marc. Jordan

They

know

what

Nick

hand.

Not

hap

py.

Not

un

hap

py.

Mosso I dim. Vn. II dim.

Va. dim.

Vc. dim. div. (pizz.) Cb.

= 108

they

want.

And so

do I–


Act II, Scene 5

770

ritardando

22

rall.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby appears, in a pink suit.

3

Exit Jordan.

Jordan

to

play my match to

day.

There

he

is.

There’s

your Mis

ter Gats by.

Nick

ritardando

rall.

I espr. Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 28

771

= 88 a tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

ansioso

chiaro

Gatsby 8

Nick,

did you see a ny trou ble

Nick

= 88 a tempo I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

on

the road?

Was

she killed?

I

thought so.

But


Act II, Scene 5

772 33

a2

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2

Hn. in F

3. al sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

Dai

sy stood it

well.

I

Nick

Her name was

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

Myr tle

Wil son.

felt

the shock.

Was

she

killed

in

stant ly?


Act II, Scene 5 38

Pi첫 mosso

(a2)

773

= 96

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F

3. con sord. 3 4 2. con sord. (straight)

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Vib., motor on Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

I

Nick

Ripped

o

pen.

You bas

tard!

Pi첫 mosso I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

You

ne ver

= 96

stopped.

tried

to

swing the


Act II, Scene 5

774 42 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(1.) 1 2 Hn. in F

3. via sord.

(3.) 3 4

(2.)

2. via sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 col 3

Piano

col

Harp

Gatsby 8

wheel–

I

tried.

She was. 3

3

Nick

So–

Dai sy

was

driv ing?

non div. (loco) I dim. Vn. div. II

div. Va.

Vc.

unis. (pizz.) Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 47

775

a2

1 2 cresc.

Fl. 3

cresc. a2

1. Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H. cresc. 1 Cl. in B

cresc. 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Mar. 1 cresc. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

Gatsby 8

But I’ll

say

I

was.

I

tried

to

make her

stop.

Now I’m wait ing to

hear

from her.

Nick

I cresc. Vn. unis. II cresc.

unis. Va. cresc. div. Vc. cresc.

Cb.

cresc.


Act II, Scene 5

776 51

a2

1 2

3

Fl. 3 3

3

a2 Ob.

1 2 cresc.

3

E.H. cresc. 1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2

Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. senza sord. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp. Glock.

l.v.

3

1

Vib., motor off Perc. 2 3

Tamt. 3

Piano

3

3

3

3

3

marc.

Harp

legato, appassionato

3

Gatsby 8

Can’t

leave

old

sport,

wait ing

for

Dai

sy.

Wait ing

Nick

They’ll trace

the car.

I cresc.

cant.

Vn. pizz. II cresc.

pizz. Va. cresc. unis. Vc. cresc.

Cb.

3

3

for

her


Act II, Scene 5 55

777

(a2)

1 2 3

3

3

Fl. 3 3

3

3

3

3

3

(a2) Ob.

1 2 3

3

3

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. al sord. (cup) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp. (Glock.) 3

3

3

1

(Vib.) Perc. 2 3

3

3

Tamt. 3

3

3

3

3

Piano

3

Harp

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Gatsby 8

sig

nal,

she’ll turn the

green

light

off

and

on,

and then

we’ll

be

to geth er.

Nick

I 3

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

3


Act II, Scene 5

778 60

1.

. = 48

1 2 espr. Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

I

Nick

. = 48 I espr. Vn. arco II espr.

arco Va. espr.

Vc. espr.

Cb.

don’t

think

she

ev

er

loved

him.

She

might

have,

for

a


Act II, Scene 5

779

67 1 2 Fl. 3

1. Ob.

1 2 cresc.

dim.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

min

ute,

just

mar

ried,

but

she

loved

me

more,

Nick

I cresc. dim.

Vn.

II cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

780 74 1 2 Fl. 3

(1.) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. senza sord.

4. al sord.

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn.

senza sord. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc. Gatsby 8

Nick

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

do

you

see:

her

feel

ing

for

him,

it

was


Act II, Scene 5

781

81 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

Nick

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

just

per

son

al.

My

love

for

her–

be


Act II, Scene 5

782

animando

89 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 3. (senza sord.)

Hn. in F 3 4

4. con sord. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc. Gatsby 8

yond

her,

be

yond

eve

ry

Nick

animando I cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc. cresc.

Cb.

cresc.


Act II, Scene 5 96

783 G.P.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4 4. via sord. 1. via sord.

1. con sord. (cup) 1 2 cresc.

Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

thing.

Nick

G.P. I cresc. Vn.

II cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

784 103

Lucido, posato

= 96

1 2 Fl.

legato 3 legato

Ob.

1 2 legato

E.H. legato

1 legato

Cl. in B 2

legato Sop. Sax legato Bs.Cl. legato

Bn.

1 2 legato

Cbn.

1 2 legato

Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

E, F, G , A B, C, D

Harp

Gatsby 8

Nick

I’m

Lucido, posato I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 96

go

ing

now.

I’ll

call

you up.


Act II, Scene 5

785

108 1 2 Fl.

to Piccolo 3

Ob.

1 2 legato

E.H. legato

1 legato

Cl. in B 2

legato

Sop. Sax legato

Bs.Cl. legato Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Gatsby 8

Dai sy

’ll

call

too.

Well,

good

bye.

3

Nick

I

sup pose.

non div. I sost. Vn. non div. II sost.

Va. sost.

Vc. sost. arco Cb. sost.

div.

unis.


Act II, Scene 5

786 113

Tempo

rit.

Animato

Piccolo

= 108–112 to Flute

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1. solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Glock. 1 Vib. Perc. 2 High Tri. 3

Piano

8ba

Harp

Gatsby 8

Nick

Yes,

good bye.

rit.

Tempo

non div.

8va

Animato

I

Vn.

II

Va.

non div. Vc.

div. Cb.

unis.

= 108–112


Act II, Scene 5 120

787

1. solo

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Glock. 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 High Triangle 3

Piano

8ba

Harp

Gatsby 8

cresc. Nick

Gats

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

by,

they’re

a

rot

ten

crowd.

You’re

worth

the


Act II, Scene 5

788

1. solo

126

a2

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Xylo. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby nods politely, then smiles radiantly. Exit Nick. Gatsby 8

Nick

whole

damn

bunch

put

to

geth

er.

1. solo tutti I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc. tutti 1. solo Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 132

(a2)

1 2 Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

789


Act II, Scene 5

790 137

(a2)

1 2 Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2 dim.

E.H. dim.

1 dim.

Cl. in B 2

dim.

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Gatsby 8

Had

I dim.

non sost.

Vn.

II dim.

non sost.

Va. dim.

non sost.

Vc. dim.

non sost.

dim.

non sost.

Cb.

no

choice–

had

to

in


Act II, Scene 5

791

142 1 2 dim. Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2 dim.

E.H.

1 dim.

Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

vent

my

self.

At

I dim. Vn.

II dim.

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

se

ven

teen,

young

James


Act II, Scene 5

792 147

2.

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

Gatz

be

I

Vn. div. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

unis.

came

Jay

Gats

by,

and

eve

ry

thing

changed.


Act II, Scene 5

793

152 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H.

1 cresc.

Cl. in B 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

My

I cresc. Vn.

II cresc.

pizz. Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.

heart

was

in

a


Act II, Scene 5

794 157 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 senza sord. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

3

3

Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

con

stant tur

bu lent

ri

ot–

Co

lors,

scents,

pos

si

bil

i

ties


Act II, Scene 5

795

162 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Xylo. Perc. 2

Slapstick 3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

with

out

end.

But

I cresc. Vn.

II cresc.

arco Va.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.


Act II, Scene 5

796

accel.

167 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

a2 Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

1 2 cresc.

Hn. in F

a2, 4. senza sord.

3. 3 4 cresc.

cresc.

1 2 cresc.

Tpt. in C

senza sord. 3 cresc. 1 2

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

mis

sing

some

thing.

accel. I cresc.

Vn.

unis.

div. II

cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.


Act II, Scene 5

ritardando

173

797 ( = 44)

rallentando

1 2 Fl. 3 a2 Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

(a2) 3 4

1. al sord. (straight) 1 2 Tpt. in C

2. al sord. (straight)

3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 S.D. Perc. 2

3

Piano

E , F, G, A B ,C ,D

Harp

Gatsby 8

Dai

sy–

her

ritardando

rallentando 3

I cresc. Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

espr.

( = 44)


Act II, Scene 5

798 179

Lento

= 56 - 63

cedendo

poco meno mosso

1 2 Fl. 3 1. solo Ob.

1 2 cantabile

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

a2 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

solo

G

Harp

F

C

Gatsby 8

voice,

Lento

her

bril

liant

smile–

= 56 - 63

sy

was

what

cedendo

I dolce Vn.

II dolce

Va. non legato, dolce

Vc. dolce

Cb.

Dai

I

lacked;

poco meno mosso

When

I


Act II, Scene 5 185

799

A tempo

1 2 Fl. 3 (1.) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

found

her

A tempo I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc. dolce

Cb. dolce

I

found

my

self,

found

what


Act II, Scene 5

800

rit.

191 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

can’t

be

lost?

Five

years

a

go–

rit. I espr. Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 197

801

Tempo

1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2 dim.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

Leav

ing

for

the

war,

Tempo I cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

802 204 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

dolce 3 4

dolce

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

cresc. Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

I

sat

with

her

for

a

long

si

lent

time–

a

cold

fall


Act II, Scene 5

803

211 1 2 Fl. 3

3

Ob.

cresc.

3

3

1 2 3

cresc.

E.H. cresc.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

dim.

3

Gatsby 8

day–

a

fire

in

3

I cresc. Vn. 3

II cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.

3

3

the

room,

her


Act II, Scene 5

804 217 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Gatsby 8

cheeks

flushed.

In

our

si

lent

un

i

verse–

1. solo I 3

Vn. 1. solo II

1. solo Va.

1. solo Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

805

dolcissimo

224

3

3

3 3

3

1 2 dolcissimo Fl. Flute 3 dolcissimo Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

dolce Gatsby 8

now

and

then

she

moved,

I

(1. solo)

tutti

3

3

I 3

3

3

dolcissimo Vn. (1. solo)

tutti

II dolcissimo

(1. solo)

tutti

Va. dolcissimo

(1. solo)

tutti

Vc. dolcissimo

Cb. dolcissimo

3

3

changed

my


Act II, Scene 5

806 230 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

dolciss. 2 dolciss.

Sop. Sax

1. Bs.Cl. dolciss. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

arm

a

lit

tle.

Kissed her

shin

ing

hair,

the

pale

ma

gic

of


Act II, Scene 5

807

236 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

3

Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

her

face.

Qui

et

for

a

while,

ne

ver

clos

er–

she

brushed


Act II, Scene 5

808 243 1 2 Fl. 3 1. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

dolce Gatsby 8

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

her

si

lent

lips

a

gainst

my

coat’s

shoul

der.

I

touched

her

fin

gers

gent

ly,


Act II, Scene 5

809

Poco pi첫 mosso

249 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Cow Bells solo

l.v.

1 5

Perc. 2 Tubular Bell 3

Piano

Harp

Wilson enters. 3

3

3

Gatsby 8

as

though

she

were

a

sleep.

Some thing

to

re

Wilson

Poco pi첫 mosso I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

mem

ber

for

the


Act II, Scene 5

810 256 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 con sord. (straight) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Cow Bells) 1 5

5

5

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

long

part

ing.

Wilson

div., pizz.

I

Vn. div., pizz. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

811

262 1 2 Fl. 3

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. & 2. via sord.

2. senza sord.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 2. 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Cowbells) 1 5

5

5

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby 8

cupo Wilson

Mis

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ter

Gats

by,

God

knows


Act II, Scene 5

812

animando

268 1 2 Fl. 3

cresc. Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 cresc.

Cl. in B 2

cresc.

Sop. Sax cresc.

Bs.Cl. cresc. a2 Bn.

a2

1 2 cresc.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1. senza sord.

(2.) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3 (2.) 1 2 Tbn. 3

senza sord. Tuba

Timp. (Cow Bells) 1 5

Perc. 2

3

Piano

8ba

Harp

Gatsby 8

Wilson

eve

ry

thing.

You

can’t

fool

God.

animando unis., arco I cresc. Vn. unis., arco II cresc.

Va. cresc. 1 player.

tutti

Vc. cresc. 2 players div. Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

= 80

274

813

ritardando

a2

1 2 cresc.

cresc.

Fl. 3 cresc.

cresc. a2

Ob.

1 2 cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

(a2) Bn.

1 2 cresc. cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

a2 1 2 cresc.

Tbn.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

3 cresc.

Tuba cresc.

cresc. cresc.

Timp.

1 Sus. Cyms. Perc. 2 cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

3

Piano

Harp

Wilson shoots Gatsby, then shoots himself. Gatsby 8

Wilson

= 80

ritardando

I Vn.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

II

Va.

Vc.

tutti, unis. Cb. cresc.


Act II, Scene 5

814

Interlude: Day Through Night = 100 280

(a2)

1 2 Fl. 3 (a2) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

(a2) 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

Glock. 1 cresc. Steel Drums

S.D.

3

3

S.D.

3

Perc. 2 3

3

3

3

3

Crash Cym. 3 3 3

3

Piano

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

Harp

= 100 I

Vn. 3

II 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Va. 3

Vc.

Cb.

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3


Act II, Scene 5 285

815

Con tutta forza

(a2)

1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Fl. 3 a2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

3

3

Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

a2 1 2 Hn. in F

a2 3 4 a2 1 2

Tpt. in C 3 (a2)

a2

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Glock.) 1 cresc.

3

Steel Drums

(S.D.)

3

Xylo.

3

3

3

Perc. 2 3

3

3

3

3

3

(Crash Cym.)

3

Tamt.

3

3

Piano

3

3

3 3

3 3

3

3

3

3 3

3

3 3

3

3

3 3

3

3 3

3

3

Harp

F

Con tutta forza I

Vn.

II 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Va. 3

3

3

div.

unis.

3

3 3

Vc.

Cb.

3


Act II, Scene 5

816 290

pressando

(a2)

1 2 Fl. 3

(a2) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(a2) 1 2 Hn. in F

(a2) 3 4 (a2) 1 2

Tpt. in C 3 (a2) 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

(Glock.)

Mar.

1

(Xylo.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

pressando I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 295

817

(a2)

1 2 Fl. 3

(a2) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 3

Cl. in B

3

2 3

3

Sop. Sax 3

3

Bs.Cl.

a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 (a2) 1 2 3

Tpt. in C

3

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1 (Xylo.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I

Vn.

II 3

3

3

3

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 5

818 300

(a2)

3

1 2 3

Fl. 3

3 3

(a2) Ob.

3

1 2 3

E.H. 3

3

3

1 3

Cl. in B

3 3

2 3

3 3

Sop. Sax 3

3

(ossia 8va) Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

3

3

1 2 3

Hn. in F

3

a2 3 4

3 3

(a2)

3

1 2 Tpt. in C

3

3

a2 1 2 3

Tbn.

(ossia 8va) 3

Tuba

Timp.

(Mar.) 1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I

Vn. 3

3

II 3

Va. 3

3

3

Vc.

div. Cb.


Act II, Scene 5 305

(a2)

1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

819

3

3

Fl. 3

to Piccolo

3

(a2) Ob.

1 2

3

3

E.H. 3

3 3

1 3

Cl. in B 3

3

3

2 3 3

3

3

Sop. Sax 3

Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

3 3

3

1 2 3

Hn. in F

3

3

3 3

(a2) 3 4 3

3

2. 1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

Tpt. in C

3

3 3

(a2) 1 2

3

3

Tbn.

3

3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I

Vn. 3

3

3

II 3

Va. 3

Vc.

Cb.

3

3

3


Act II, Scene 5

820 310 Picc.

(a2) Fl.

1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

(a2) Ob.

1 2 3

E.H. 3

3

3

1 3

Cl. in B

3 3

2 3 3

3

Sop. Sax 3

Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C

3 3

3 (a2) 1 2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Tbn.

3

3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

I

Vn. 3

II 3

Va. 3

Vc.

unis. Cb.

3

3


821

Act II, Scene 6

Act II, Scene Six Agitato . = 66 Piccolo, fltg. Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

(a2)

2.

(a2)

2.

1.

2.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

2.

1.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Xylo.

soft sticks

Perc. 2 Crotale, arco l.v. 3

Piano

Harp

Gatsby’s lawn at dawn, morning rain. On the porch, a coffin. Jordan and Nick under umbrellas. Jordan

Nick

Agitato . = 66 I sub.

ma evidente

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc. (harmonic, loco)

Cb.

2.


Act II, Scene 6

822 7 Picc. (2.) Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

2.

1.

2.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (2.) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

Glock., soft sticks

sim.

1

(Xylo.) Perc. 2

(Crot.) l.v. 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

I sub. Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

823

13 Picc. (2.) Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

2.

1.

1.

2.

1.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (2.) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

824 19

fltg.

Picc.

(1.) Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

2.

1.

(1.)

dim. E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (1.) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. dim. (Glock.) 1

Perc. 2 Maracas, prillare 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

I dim.

sul pont.

Vn. div. II sul pont.

Va. dim.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

825

25 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Rain

and

Nick

I

Vn.

II sul pont. div. Va.

sul pont. Vc.

Cb.

a

fu

ner

al!

Sor

ry

I

can’t

stay.


Act II, Scene 6

826 31 Picc. a2 Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Wood Drum 1

Perc. 2 (Maracas) 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Where

are

all

his

friends,

his

guests?

Nick

I

I

Vn.

II

Va. (harmonic, loco) Vc.

Cb.

tried

to

let

them

know.


Act II, Scene 6

827

poco rit.

37 Picc. a2 Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Wood Drum) 1

Perc. 2 (Maracas) 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

No

one’s

here.

poco rit. I

Vn. unis., ord. II

unis., ord. Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

828 43

Andante

= 88

Picc.

(a2) Fl.

2.

1.

1 2 espr.

Ob.

dim.

1.

1 2 cresc.

espr.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

He

got

what he

de

served–

he

came

too

far,

he

built

too

high.

Nick

It

Andante

= 88

I espr.

dim.

cresc.

tenuto sempre

dim.

cresc.

tenuto sempre

dim.

cresc.

tenuto sempre

dim.

cresc.

tenuto sempre

dim.

cresc.

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

was a

long


Act II, Scene 6

829

48 Picc. (2.) Fl.

1.

a2

1 2 cresc.

(1.) Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

cresc.

3

Nick

way

to

this

blue

lawn

and his dream must have seemed

so close.

He did not know

I dim.

cresc.

Vn.

II dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

it

was

al

rea

dy

be


Act II, Scene 6

830

cedendo

54 Picc. (a2) Fl.

1 2 dim. (1.)

Ob.

1 2 dim. solo

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. 1. solo Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Jordan

Al ways a

stran

ger

held

by

the

west.

Nick

hind

him.

Held

by

the west.

cedendo I dim. Vn.

II dim.

Va. dim.

Vc. dim.

Cb. dim.


Act II, Scene 6 60

Pulsando

831

= 88

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

gl.

gl.

gl.

gl.

gl.

gl.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Marimba 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

staccato

Jordan

Nick

Pulsando I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 88


Act II, Scene 6

832 64 Picc.

1. Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

I

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

re

mem

ber

long

a

go,


Act II, Scene 6

833

68 Picc. 1. Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

E.H.

1 3

Cl. in B

3

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

3

cresc.

3

3

3

Nick

go

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ing

back home

on

the

train,

pul

ling

in

to

the

win

ter

night,


Act II, Scene 6

834 72 Picc. (1.) Fl.

1 2 dim. (1.)

Ob.

1 2 dim.

E.H.

1 dim.

Cl. in B

dim.

2 dim.

dim. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

(Mar.) 1

dim. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

dim.

Jordan

dim.

3

Nick

head

ing

west.

I dim.

Vn.

II dim.

Va. dim.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

835

76 Picc. (1.) Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

(1.)

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

gl.

gl.

1 2 Hn. in F

gl.

(loco)

gl.

(loco)

3 4

8ba

8ba

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

Piano

poco stacc.

Harp

Jordan

Nick

And

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

the

real

snow,

our

snow,


Act II, Scene 6

836 80 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 cresc. 3

Piano

cresc.

Harp

Jordan

3

3

3

3

3

3

cresc.

Nick

be

gan

to

twin kle a

gainst

the

win

dows

and

the

dim

lights

of

Wis

con

sin sta

I cresc. Vn.

II cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc.

Cb.

tions

moved


Act II, Scene 6

837

84 Picc. a2 Fl.

1 2 dim. a2

Ob.

1 2 dim.

E.H.

1 dim.

Cl. in B 2

dim.

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

gl. 1 2 Hn. in F

gl.

(loco) 3 4 loco 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp. Marimba 1

Perc. 2

dim. 3

Piano

dim.

E , F, G, A, B , C, D

Harp

pi첫 sonoro

Jordan

Nick

by.

A

I dim. Vn.

II dim.

Va. dim. Vc.

Cb.

sharp

wild

brace

came


Act II, Scene 6

838 88

ord.

Picc. cresc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H. cresc.

1 cresc.

Cl. in B 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. cresc. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

(Mar.) 1 cresc. Perc. 2

3

Piano

cresc.

Harp

Jordan

cresc. 3

3

3

3

Nick

sud den ly

in

to

the air.

We

drew in

deep

breaths of it,

part

of

this

I pi첫 legg.

Vn.

cresc.

II pi첫 legg.

cresc.

Va. pi첫 legg.

cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.

coun

try

for


Act II, Scene 6

839

92 Picc. cresc. a2 3

Fl.

1 2 a2 3

Ob.

3

dim.3

1 2 cresc.

3

dim.3

E.H. cresc.

3

1 Cl. in B

cresc.

3

dim.3

3

2 3

dim.3

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. cresc. Bn.

a2

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 3

cresc.

dim.3

3

3

3

3

Perc. 2

3

Piano

cresc.

Harp

Jordan

cresc.

3

3

Nick

one

strange hour.

That’s

my

mid dle West–

div. I 3

cresc.

Vn.

legato

dim.3

div.

3

3

II legato

cresc.

dim.

div. Va. dim.

cresc. div.

unis.

Vc. cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

Cb.

3

3


Act II, Scene 6

840

rit.

96 Picc. (a2)

Fl.

1 2 (dim.) (a2)

Ob.

1 2 (dim.)

E.H. dim.

1 Cl. in B

(dim.)

2

(dim.) Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. dim. Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib. Perc. 2 dim. col 3

dim.

Piano

col

Harp

Jordan

3

3

3

3

3

dim.

3

3

Nick

not

the

wheat

of

the

prai

ries,

but

the

thril

I (dim.)

dim.

unis. II (dim.)

dim.

unis. Va. (dim.)

Vc. (dim.)

Cb. (dim.)

re

rit.

unis.

Vn.

ling

dim.

tur

ning

trains

of

my


Act II, Scene 6 100

841

Tempo

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

gl.

gl.

gl.

gl.

1 2 Hn. in F

3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Held

Nick

youth.

Tempo I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

by

the


Act II, Scene 6

842 104 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

al sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

west!

You’re

go ing

back.

I’ve met an

oth er

bad

dri ver. 3

Nick

You’ve mas tered the east.

You’re one of

div. I

Vn. div. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

843

108 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. & 2. al sord. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

3

3

Jordan

You’re throw ing me o

ver!

Nick

them.

unis., pizz. I

Vn. unis., pizz. II

pizz. Va.

pizz. Vc. pizz. Cb.

A

new

ex per

i

ence.

Well

I

don’t

give a

damn.


Act II, Scene 6

844 112 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

soli Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Enter Wolfsheim. (unless vide is taken) Jordan

I

have

no

il

lu

sions.

Fin

al ly

a

guest–

Wolf

sheim!

Nick

div., arco

unis., pizz.

div., arco

unis., pizz.

div., arco

unis., pizz.

arco

pizz.

arco

arco

pizz.

arco

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

845

117 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

3

Nick

You were part ners. mezza voce

3

3

3

Wolfsheim

Can’t stay.

I’d

like to.

A ter ri ble shock.

Can’t get mixed up

in it.

A man killed.

arco I

Vn. arco II

arco Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

unis.


Act II, Scene 6

846 124 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

(1.)

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

You start ed him in

busi

ness. 3 3

Wolfsheim

Start ed him?

I

made

him.

He had

noth ing.

Out of the gut ter.

A

div. I

Vn. div. II

div. Va.

Vc.

div. Cb.

unis.

fine

ap pear ing


Act II, Scene 6

847

130 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

3

Nick

Wolf

sheim,

you were his

friend.

Stay

for

the

fun

eral. sotto voce

3

3

Wolfsheim

gen

tle man ly

man

from Ox ford.

I’d love to,

unis.

but I

can’t.

A man killed.

div.

I

Vn. unis. II

unis. Va.

Vc.

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

848 136 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. dim.

cresc.

Bn.

dim.

1 2 dim.

Cbn. dim. 1 2 Hn. in F

3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 5

Tbn. 3

al sord. 5

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

Nick

The house is 3

clean.

3

Wolfsheim

Tell

me,

did he

leave

pa pers

in the house?

The house is

clean.

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

1. solo Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

849 rit.

141 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn. cresc.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

cresc.

8ba

Harp

Exit Wolfsheim. Jordan

And

Nick

Wolfsheim

I’m

go

ing

then.

You must ex

cuse

me.

rit. I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

(1. solo) Cb.

pizz.


Act II, Scene 6

850 = 66

146 Picc.

cresc. Fl.

dim.

1 2 cresc.

Ob.

dim.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. cresc. Bn.

dim.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Mar. 1 Sus. Cym. Perc. 2 Crotale, arco 3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

me

and

a

fu

ne ral,

not

my

el

e

ments.

Nick

= 66 I cresc.

dim.

Vn. div. II cresc.

dim. div.

Va. cresc.

dim. al sord.

Vc. dim.

cresc.

Cb. cresc.

dim.


Act II, Scene 6

851

154 Picc. 1. Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.) 1 (Sus. Cym.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Jordan

You

and

I,

no

il

lu

sions,

no

Nick

(harmonic, loco) I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

fur

ther

to


Act II, Scene 6

852 160 Picc. 1. Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

con sord. 1 2 Hn. in F

con sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Sus. Cym.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Exit Jordan. Jordan

go.

Nick

No

al sord. I

Vn. unis. 0

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

fur

ther

to

go.


Act II, Scene 6 166 Picc.

a2 Fl.

1 2 cant. 2.

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

con sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Tamt. 1

Perc. 2

3

cant.

Piano

8ba

Harp

8ba

Nick

You

and

con sord. I cant.

Vn.

II

unis., ord. Va.

con sord. Vc. cant.

Cb.

8va

I,

no

il

lu

sions.

853


Act II, Scene 6

854 173 Picc. (a2) Fl.

1 2 (2.)

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 cant.

Cl. in B 2

cant. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2 cant.

Cbn.

cant. (con sord.) 1 2 Hn. in F

via sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

8

Harp

Nick

Now

non div. I

Vn.

II cant.

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

they

are

o

ver,

those

gleam

ing

par

ties.


Act II, Scene 6 180 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1.

cant. E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax cant. Bs.Cl.

(a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. & 2. via sord. 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

8

Harp

cant.

Nick

on

this

blue

I

Vn.

non div.

II

Va. cant.

Vc.

Cb. cant.

lawn.

855


Act II, Scene 6

856

ritardando

187 Picc.

Fl.

1 2 (1.)

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. B.D. 1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

8

Harp

8ba

vuoto Nick

Now

no

fur

ther

to

go.

ritardando via sord. I

Vn.

II

Va.

div., senza sord., sul pont.

via sord. Vc.

0

Cb.

0


Act II, Scene 6

Commodo

194

857

= 96

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3 con sord. Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Enter Henry Gatz. Nick

Mis

Gatz

It must have been a mad man.

Commodo

= 96

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

pizz. Cb.

I

saw it

in the pa per.

ter–


Act II, Scene 6

858 198 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 (1.) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

Nick

Gats by’s fa ther?

Gatz

Gatz.

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

(pizz.) Cb.

Hen ry Gatz–

Gats by’s

fa ther.

Sor ry

to say

you’re our


Act II, Scene 6

859

202 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2 solo Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 (1.) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3 via sord. Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick

on

ly guest.

I

hired

a

min

is

ter.

He’ll

be here

soon.

Gatz

Such a

senza sord. I

Vn.

II

Va.

unis., ord. Vc.

arco Cb.

pizz.

arco


Act II, Scene 6

860 206 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. Tri.

Glock.

1 Vib. Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick

3

3

Gatz

won

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

der

ful

house!

Here’s the pic ture he

sent me.

It

shows

up

well!

Al

ways knew

he’d be a

suc


Act II, Scene 6

861

211 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2 3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Sop. Sax 3

legato

dim. molto

3

3

3

3

3

3

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

(Glock.)

3

1 3

dim. molto (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

3

dim. molto

3 8va

3

3

Piano

dim. molto

3

3

3

3 3

3

3

3

3

3

Harp

Nick

Gatz

cess!

I

Brought a

3

legato dim. molto

3

3

3

3

3

3

long

this book

to show

his

friends–

fromwhen he was a

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

boy–

Just

shows you.

Vn.

II 3

legato dim. molto

Va.

3

legato dim. molto

Vc. 3

legato dim. molto

3

3

Cb. 3

legato dim. molto

3

3

div.


Act II, Scene 6

862 216

Poco meno mosso

= 88

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Gatz opens Gatsby’s boyhood diary. Nick

Gatz

“Rise from bed,

Poco meno mosso I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

= 88

six

a.

m.”


Act II, Scene 6

863

223 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

senza sord. 1 2 Hn. in F senza sord. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Nick

“Stu dy el ec

Gatz

“Ex

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

er

cise,

six

fif

teen.”

tri

ci

ty,


Act II, Scene 6

864 229 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 al sord. (Harmon) 1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord. (straight) 3

1 2 Tbn. 3 senza sord. Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick

se

ven fif

teen.”

“Sports,

Gatz

“Work,

I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

eight

thir ty.”

four


Act II, Scene 6

865

235 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H. cresc. 1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax cresc. Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick

thir ty

p.

m.”

“Stu dy

need ed

in

ven tions,

se

ven p.

m.”

Gatz

“Prac tice el

o

cu

tion,

five

p.

m.”

Just

I cresc. Vn.

II

Va.

Vc. cresc. unis. Cb. cresc.

shows

you–


Act II, Scene 6

866

rit.

241 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick

Yes,

it

shows

you.

Gatz

Yes,

he was

bound

to

get a

head.

It

shows

rit. I

Vn. div. II

div. Va.

div. Vc.

Cb.

you.


Act II, Scene 6

867

247 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3 al sord. (Harmon) 1 2 al sord. (straight)

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

CHORUS

Small groups of party–goers are heard. Soprano Alto ma lontano

Tenor Bass Some thing’s

wrong.

Are

we

too

ear

ly?

Nick

Yes,

it

shows

you.

Gatz

Some

1 player I Vn. 1 player

loco

II 1 player

0

0

1 player

0

0

Va.

Vc. 1 player Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

868 252 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

CHORUS

The Minister enters. Soprano Alto Much

too

ea

sy

to

park.

Try

a

gain

next

week.

Tenor Bass

Nick

Don’t

think

they’ll

stay.

Here’s

Minister

Gatz

guests. (1 player) I

(1 player)

Vn. II

(1 player) 0

0

0

0

0

Va. (1 player) 0

Vc. (1 player) Cb.

the


Act II, Scene 6

869

258 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

3

Harp

AB CDEFG

CHORUS

The coffin is moved to the steps. Nick, Gatz and the Minister take positions nearby. Soprano Alto

Tenor Bass

Nick

min

is

ter.

Might as

well

go

on.

Minister

Gatz

(1 player) I

Vn.

(1 player) II

(1 player) 0

0

0

0

0

Va.

(1 player) 0

Vc.

(1 player)

Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

870 264

Commodo

= 88

Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2 solo Sop. Sax espr., accomp. Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1. 1 2 Hn. in F

marc. 3. 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

Glock. 1

Vib. Perc. 2 Tri. 3

Piano

col vibrafono

Harp

CHORUS

Small dispersed groups of chorus members, offstage, trade phrases of a remembered song, gradually fading away. Soprano Alto “And if

they

ask

you,

say

I’m

do

in’

fine

I’ve

made up

my mind

Ne ver

to

pine

no

“And if

they

ask

you,

say

I’m

do

in’

fine

I’ve

made up

my mind

Ne ver

to

pine

no

Tenor Bass

Nick

Minister

“Bles Gatz

Banjo*

Commodo

= 88

tutti I espr. Vn. tutti unis. II espr. tutti unis. Va. espr.

tutti unis.

Vc. ma pesante tutti Cb. *Stage band banjo may join the chorus, playing melody, tremolo, single line, offstage.

ma pesante

sed

are

they

that

mourn


Act II, Scene 6

871

270 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

2. 1 2 Hn. in F

(3.) 3 4 1 2

Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp. Glock. 1 (Vib.) Perc. 2 Tri. 3

Piano

3

CHORUS

Harp

Soprano Alto more.

And

if

they

ask

you,

say

I’ve

some

one

more.

And

if

they

ask

you,

say

I’ve

some

one

Tenor Bass

Nick

Minister

For Gatz

Banjo

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

they

shall

be


Act II, Scene 6

872 275 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. pesante Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(2.) 1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

più lontano

CHORUS

Soprano Alto new–

A

so

lid

and true

some bo

dy

to

a

dore.

Noth

ing’s

più lontano

Tenor Bass new–

A

so

lid

and true

some bo

dy

to

a

dore.

Noth

ing’s

Nick

Minister

com Gatz

Banjo

I Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

for

ted.

Bles

sed

are

the


Act II, Scene 6

873

281 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.)

Perc. 2

3

Piano

CHORUS

Harp

Soprano Alto left

that

mat

tered.

She

took

my

poor

heart

and

left

it

left

that

mat

tered.

She

took

my

poor

heart

and

left

it

the

rain

Tenor Bass

Nick

Minister

dead Gatz

Banjo

I

Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

that


Act II, Scene 6

874 287 Picc. a2 Fl.

1 2 cresc. a2

Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H.

1 cresc.

Cl. in B 2

cresc. Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. a2 Bn.

1 2 pesante

Cbn. pesante cresc.

2. 1 2

cresc.

Hn. in F

cresc.

4. 3 4

cresc.

Tpt. in C

1 2

3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba Timp. Glock. 1 cresc. (Vib.) Perc. 2 cresc. Tri. 3

Piano

3

cresc.

Harp

appena Exit udibile Hm div.

the Minister and Gatz with the coffin, which is carried by the last of Gatsby’s servants.

CHORUS

Soprano Alto shat

tered.

But

if

they

ask

you...“

if

they

ask

you...“

appena Hm udibile div.

Tenor Bass shat

tered.

falls

on.”

But

Nick

Minister

Gatz

Banjo

I cresc. Vn. II cresc.

Va. cresc. Vc. div. Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

ritardando

293

875 =

Picc. (a2) 1. Fl.

1 2 (a2)

Ob.

dim.

1 2 dim.

E.H. dim. 1 Cl. in B

dim. 2 dim.

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. dim.

Bn.

1 2 dim.

Cbn.

2. 1 2 dim. Hn. in F

4. 3 4 dim.

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

Tbn.

1 2 3

Tuba

Timp. (Glock.) 1 dim. (Vib.) Perc. 2 dim. 3

Piano

Harp

dim.

Nick is alone. pensoso Nick

“Bles

sed

are

the

dead.”

ritardando = I dim.

Vn.

II dim.

Va. dim.

Vc. dim.

unis. Cb. dim.


Act II, Scene 6

876 299

Poco lento

= 72 - 80

Picc.

(1.) Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

1. solo

cresc.

catabiliss.

5

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

(2.) 1 2 Hn. in F

(4.) 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 (Vib.) Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

Nick looks across the bay. 3

3

Nick

Gats

Poco lento

by be lieved

in the

green

light.

The

green

light–

= 72 - 80

I accomp.

Vn.

II cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.

6


Act II, Scene 6

877

304 Picc.

Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

(1.)

5

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

Nick

the or gas

tic

fu

ture

that

I

Vn.

II dim.

Va. dim.

Vc. dim.

Cb. dim.

re

cedes

be

fore

us–

run


Act II, Scene 6

878 309 Picc.

a2 Fl.

1 2 cantabilissimo (1.)

Ob.

1 2 cresc.

E.H.

1 cresc.

Cl. in B 2

cresc.

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2 cresc.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Nick

fas

ter,

stretch

our

arms

out

I cresc.

Vn.

II cresc.

Va. cresc.

Vc. cresc.

Cb. cresc.


Act II, Scene 6 314

Più animato

poco animando

879

= 92 rit., tornando al

Picc.

(a2) Fl.

1 2 cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

(1.) Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2 cresc.

cresc.

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1

Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

3

Nick

fur

ther,

and

one

fine

mor

Più animato

poco animando I cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

ning–

= 92 rit., tornando al


Act II, Scene 6

880 319

a tempo

Picc.

Fl.

1 2 (1.)

Ob.

1 2

E.H.

1 Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl.

Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4

1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

1 Vib., motor off Perc. 2

3

Piano

Harp

3

Nick

So

we

beat

on,

boats

a

gainst

the

cur

rent.

a tempo I

Vn.

II

Va.

Vc.

div. Cb.


Act II, Scene 6

881

rallentando

323

a tempo

Picc.

a2 Fl.

1 2

Ob.

1 2

5

5

(1.)

cresc.

5

E.H.

1 legato

Cl. in B 2

legato

Sop. Sax legato Bs.Cl.

a2 Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F 3 4 1. con sord. (harmon)

2. con sord. (straight) 1 2 Tpt. in C 3

1. con sord. (harmon)

2. con sord. (straight) 1 2 Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp.

Tamt. 1

Sus. Cym.

(Vib.) Perc. 2

Tubular Bell 3

Piano

Harp

cresc.

dim.

dolce 3

cresc. Nick

borne

back

cease

less

in

ly

rallentando

to

the

past.

a tempo

I cresc.

Vn.

div. II cresc.

Va. cresc. Vc.

cresc. Cb.

cresc.


Act II, Scene 6

882

rall.

327

a tempo

Picc.

Fl.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

1 2 sub.

Ob.

1 2 dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

E.H.

solo 1 5

Cl. in B

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

5

2 sub.

Sop. Sax sub.

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

sub.

3 4 dim.

cresc. 2. al sord. (harmon) 1.

2.

(1.)

sub. 1. & 2. con sord. (harmon)

1 2 Tpt. in C

al sord. (harmon) 3 dim.

cresc. 2. al sord. (harmon) 1.

2.

(1.)

1. & 2. con sord. (harmon)

1 2 sub. Tbn. 3 dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

Tuba

Timp.

Mar. 1 (Sus. Cym.)

Vib.

Perc. 2

Crotale, arco

(Tub. Bell) 3

Piano

l.v. sempre

Harp

Now only Daisy’s green light is visible. Nick

rall.

a tempo div.

I dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

dim.

cresc.

sub.

Vn. II

Va.

Vc. dim.

cresc. unis.

Cb. dim.

cresc.

div.


Act II, Scene 6

883

rall. molto

331 Picc.

a2, soli Fl.

1 2 5

solo Ob.

5

5

sub. 5

leg.

1 2

E.H.

1 3

Cl. in B 2

Sop. Sax

Bs.Cl. (a2) Bn.

a2

1 2

Cbn.

1 2 Hn. in F

3 4

1 2 dolce

Tpt. in C

con sord. (harmon) 3 dolce 1 2

Tbn. 3

Tuba

Timp. (Mar.)

Glock.

1

(Vib.) Perc. 2

(Crot.) 3

Piano

Harp

Nick

rall. molto I dolce Vn. II

Va.

Vc.

Cb.

Mar.


Harbison GREAT GATSBY ACT II VOL 2