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Commissioned by the Lorelei Ensemble; Beth Willer, director with support from a 2014 NewMusicUSA Project Grant

Three Appendices from "North Woods" for vocal ensemble (2014)

Appendix No. 1 ( q = 66 ca. )

1

p 4 bœ &4

The

2

p & 44 b œ

The

3

p 4 &4 œ

The

4

p 4 &4 œ

The

4

1

& b˙ low

2

& b˙

low

3

legato semplice

nights legato semplice

nights legato semplice

˙

nights legato semplice

˙

nights

œ œ. J

shad - ow.

œ œ. J

shad - ow.

j œ œ.

& ˙

shad - ow.

& ˙

j œ œ.

low

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Scott Ordway (b. 1984) Text by the composer after Tacitus

low

shad - ow.

Copyright 2017 Scott Ordway (BMI)

bœ bœ are

not

dark;

bœ bœ are

Œ

not

Œ

dark;

nœ œ J

j bœ

casts

nœ œ J

j bœ

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the

earth

casts

œ

the

earth

on - ly

on - ly

a

a

œ bœ

˙

dark;

Œ

the

œ

earth

œ

casts

j bœ œ

on - ly

j œ

œ bœ

˙

Œ

œ

œ

j bœ œ

j œ

are

not

are

not

f œ

dark;

bœ 3

The

f bœ

The

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f

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lev - el 3

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3

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lev - el

œ

lev - el

edge

lev - el

j œ

does

earth

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casts

on - ly

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edge

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does

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not

proj - ject

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j œ

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j œ ˙

edge

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proj - ject

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2

˙

7

1

& Œ bœ

˙

the dark

2

-

œ b˙

the dark

3

œ

-

˙

the dark

4

-

˙

the dark

11

1

& bœ

night

2

& bœ

night

3

& œ

night

4

& œ

night

do

do

œ

do

œ

do

œ J bœ

-

œ

not

œ

not

not

not

ness

high

j œ œ

ness

Œ

reach

Œ

reach

π bœ

the

Œ

reach

œ

the

reach

œ

π

Œ

œ

π

the

sky

π œ

the

œ œ

sky

and

p

so

and

so

Œ bœ

π

Œ bœ

a - loft

sky

p

so

π j œ ˙ j œ b˙

œ

œ

and

œ

and

œ

and

œ

and

so

and

a - loft

sky

œ

p Œ bœ

a - loft

high

and

j œ b˙

œ.

ness

˙

π

high

p Œ bœ

a - loft

œ.

ness

j œ

high

˙

π

stars

stars

˙

stars

˙

stars

˙ a

˙ a

˙ a

˙ a

œ bœ

œ

œ bœ

œ

the shades of

the shades of

œ bœ

œ

œ

œ bœ

œ

œ

the shades of

the shades of

U -

w

bove.

U -

w

bove.

U -

w

bove.

U -

w

bove.

quasi attacca ( like a long breath )


3 Appendix No.2 ( q = 78 ca. )

p molto legato, espr. œ œ & 44 œ

15

1

To

2

& 44 œ

the

north

œ

œ

18

1

& ˙. 21

1

œ œ œ

shore - less 2

&œ 24

1

& œ. ly

2

& . œ

œ

œ

sea.

˙

œ

j œ œ #œ a - way

j œ œ

to

œ

œ lose

œ

it

no

land

ex

œ

œ

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œ

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˙

œ

of

and up - on 2

œ

œ

œ

œ œ

& ˙.

œ

œ #œ

œ

œ

P #œ

that

face

beat the

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œ

œ œ

p œ And

the

riv

œ

œ

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˙ ˙

ists

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what - ev

œ

of

- er,

œ

œ

œ

a

vast

and

œ œ œ

œ

œ

œ

ers

bend

gent

œ

˙

œ

œ

in the north - ern

Œ

œ

œ œ œ

waves

p Œ œ œ #œ

them - selves

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œ #œ

F

œ

œ œ œ

œ

œ

U

#˙ O

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cean.

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˙

quasi attacca ( like a long breath )


4 Appendix No.3

p 4 & 4 #w

w

w

˙

Œ #œ

p 4 & 4 #w

w

w

˙

Œ #œ

28

1

( q = 60 ca. )

They

2

They

3

p espr. 4 & 4 #œ œ They do

4

p 4 & 4 #œ

espr.

œ

They do

32

1

& #œ

œ

˙

rep - re - sent

2

& #œ

œ

& #œ

œ

& #œ

œ

˙

rep - re - sent

3

not

im - pri

-

œ . # œj ˙

not

im - pri

œ

œ #œ

them with

œ

-

œ

œ

walls

˙

œ #œ

œ

œ

˙

œ

gods with - in

son their

œ

˙

œ

them with

œ

hu - man

˙

œ

œ

them with

œ

œ #œ

hu - man

rep - re - sent

œ

œ

hu - man

œ

œ #œ œ #œ

son their

them with

rep - re - sent

4

œ . # œj ˙

fea

fea

œ

œ

hu - man

fea

fea

gods with - in

-

-

-

-

In

j œ ‰ œ

tures;

In

j œ ‰ œ

tures;

In

j œ ‰ œ

tures;

In

or

Œ #œ or

Œ #œ

walls

œ ‰ #œ J

tures;

or

-

-

-

-

or

#w

stead

#w

stead

œ

œ #œ

œ

œ #œ

stead they con - se

stead they con - se


5

36

1

2

& ˙ & #œ

crate

3

& #˙

crate

4

& #˙

crate

39

1

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and

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œ

woods

and

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œ

woods

gods

& #˙ .

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of

& #˙ .

of

& #˙ .

œ

names

of

groves,

groves,

groves,

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gods

they

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and

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they

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the

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the

the

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by

they

call

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f

by

j œ

call

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by

j œ

they

hid-den pres

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by

call

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ence

pres

den

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den

#˙ hid

#œ œ #œ

hid

call

j #œ j œ

and

the

#œ . #œ .

#œ #œ #œ ˙ J

gods

gods

œ-

and

and

œ-

groves,

œ

of

names

4

œ

and

names

3

woods

& #˙ .

names

2

f ˙

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den

pres

œ -

-

#˙ pres

-

#˙ pres

the

-

Œ

ence

Œ

Œ

œ

Œ

ence

ence

ence


p teneramente & #œ œ œ #œ

43

1

that they

2

p teneramente & #œ œ ˙ that they

3

see

p teneramente & #œ œ ˙ that they

4

see

see

p teneramente

& #œ #œ

that they

˙

see

œ

on - ly

œ

on - ly

œ

on - ly

œ

on - ly

#˙ by

#˙ by

œ #œ ˙ the eye

œ #œ ˙ the eye

˙

œ #œ ˙

˙

œ #œ #˙

by

by

the eye

the eye

U

œ

˙

of

rev

œ

of

rev

œ

#œ #œ

of

rev

œ

#œ #œ

of

rev

-

erence.

U

˙

-

-

-

erence.

U

˙

erence.

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erence.

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