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Simon Cummings

Chorus angelorum te suscipiat (In Paradisum ) 2

for orchestra


Simon Cummings

Chorus angelorum te suscipiat

2 (In Paradisum ) for orchestra

composed

Opus 18

duration

2009

5½ minutes

instrumentation

3 3 3 3

flutes (1+2 = piccolo) oboes (3 = cor anglais) Bb clarinets (1 = Eb clarinet, 3 = bass clarinet) bassoons (2+3 = contrabassoon)

4 horns 3 trumpets 3 tenor-bass trombones tuba timpani - 2 drums: 31-inch & 33-inch (for low C) 3:2q percussion - 2 players: I. tubular bells, vibraphone, crotales  to verydeep), bass drum (very deep) II. 4 tam-tams (medium harp (bottom three strings should be pre-tuned down to provide these pitches:

:2q

3:2x

strings (at least two double basses must possess low C)

  

notation

The score is notated in C.

3:2e

Due to the prevalance of very high& very  low  pitches, & to avoid excessive ledger lines & ottava indications, octave transposition clefs2/are widely distributed throughout the score. Aside from these 3:2ewritten at sounding pitch. octave transpositions, all instruments are dynamics

mf

smf

mp

smp

p

5:4e

sp

pp

(sotto (sotto (sotto mezzo-forte) mezzo-piano) piano) 5:4x



   all notes should be played circa p, being in the Unless one of the above dynamicsis indicated, 3/ smp or quieter than sp. immediate region of p, not louder than 5:4x Every note should be played poco a poco diminuendo; at no point should a note be sustained at a static dynamic. The diminuendi should be gradual, dying away faster for higher pitched notes than  lower. However, they should only fade to nothing when specifically    indicated by the dim. al niente symbol: ; where this symbol is not used, the notes must still be audible (albeit perhaps very  soft) when their duration ends.    = on the beat,    =before the beat, grace notes

Some sample text at 11pt.  = grace note rest - always on the beat

pt. sample text at 11pt. 2nd edition • feb 2012


to Richard Causton

Chorus angelorum te suscipiat (In Paradisum²)

h = max. 50

3 Flutes

3 Oboes

  

 

 

take Cor Anglais

 

3 Bassoons

3 Trumpets in Bb

2 Tenor-Bass Trombones

Bass Trombone Tuba

Percussion 1

Percussion 2

Harp

Violins I

Violins II

Violas

Violoncellos

Double Basses

 





5:4e



smp

 



 



5:4e

  



  

 

3.

 

mf

 

 

 

 

  

Tubular Bells

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

     l.v.   

5:4e

 

 

   4 Horns in F

mf

  3 Clarinets in Bb

Simon Cummings

mf

© 2012 Simon Cummings

5:4e

  


A

2 9

  

3:2q

Flt.

  

   

 

Ob.

 

Cor Anglais



smf



    

 

5:4e



 

Clt.

     

 



 

3:2q

Bsn.

3:2q 1.  

  

5:4e



 

 

Hrn.



Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

  l.v. 

to Vibraphone

Vln. I

 

Vln. II

 

Hrp.

Vla.

Vlc.

D.B.


B 17

 

Flt.

 

  



5:4e

  

5:4e

 

7:8x       

 

Ob.

      

 

5:4e

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

D.B.

 



 





 







7:8x

 



 





 

  

 

  1.



   

 

smf

  

 

 







 

 



 





 

 

      l.v. 

 

 

Tbn.

Vln. I



Tpt.

Hrp.

Hrn.

Perc. 1

Timp.

 

 Bsn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

  

Clt.

3

4.

smp

medium mallets

mf

 

Vibraphone

motor  off; soft mallets; pedal fixed down  l.v.



mf

 

 l.v.



 



 

 





   

 

 



 

  

 

 

 

 

 

mf

 

    sp

   



 

mf


C

4 25

 



5:4e

3:2q



smf

 

 

Flt.

   

5:4e





pp

 

3:2e

Ob.

     p

5:4e

 

5:4e 



pp

3:2e     

 





Clt.

 

  

pp

 5:4e  

 

 

   

 

  

3:2q

 

5:4e

3.



   

 

smf

   



Hrn.

Bsn.

    



 5:4e

3:2q 

  

 



sp

  

 

Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1



l.v.

 



 



mf

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

  

 

 

5:4e

 









D.B.

  

 

 



   

 

   

 

 

 

3:2e

 

p

Vlc.

mf

 

   3:2e


D 33      

5

 2. 

Flt.

 

   





5:4e

  

pp

5:4e

smf

3:2q

  







Ob.

   

smf

 

  

5:4e

    

  

 

Clt.

 



   

 

  

  

 

Hrn.

 

  

 5:4e

 

  



5:4e

 



 

  

5:4e

5:4e

 

 

5:4e

 

3:2q

 



5:4e

 

Tbn.

Timp.

     mp

 

mp

Tpt.

B.Tbn. Tba.

  smp 



5:4e

Bsn.

3:2q

 l.v.  l.v.   mf 

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

3:2q

 

 l.v.  l.v.   mf     

 



  

 

smp





    

5:4e 

 





    mf

3:2q

mf

D.B.

5:4e

 

   



 

5:4e

 

   

  

 

 

 




E

6

  41    

  

mf

F 

smf

Flt.



take Piccolo



sp

  

 

  3:2q 

 



 

Piccolo

mf



  

pp

  



 

smp

 

Ob.





  





 

sp

Clt.



 

mp



 

 

  

 

 



 

 

Bsn.

  

3:2q

    Hrn.

      smf  

  

3:2q smp

   

  

 

pp

  

 

3:2q 

 

 



p

   

 

pp

    

3:2q

Tpt.

  Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

  l.v.    

  

  l.v.    

to Crotales

mf

mf

 



Crotales



 l.v. mf l.v.

mf

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

 

 

  



   

mp

D.B.

 

3:2q  

pp

   



mp

 



 

div.

  



    

 

            div.



   

smf

5:4e      

div. 

 

smp

5:4e

 





 

 

 3:2e   smp 

 

   pp


7

   49

   

   



5:4e

 

3:2q

Flt.

 

  





3:2q 

 

Ob.

 

5:4e



 

3:2q

 

1. take Eb clarinet



  

 

 

Clt.

 

 



 

 

3:2q  

  

Bsn.

 

Hrn.

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 3:2q

 

 

 

5:4e

  



3:2e

3:2q

     3:2q

  

 

 

3:2q

 

 



   

3:2e

 

 

3:2q

    

 

5:4e

 

 

p

Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.



  

Hrp.



5:4e

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

   

   

    smf   



p

D.B.

 

unis.

5:4e

     

   

    

5:4e

   

 

  3:2q

 

 

3:2q

  



5:4e

3:2q  

 

3:2q



3:2q

Solo

 

Solo

  

 

  


G

8

   57

 

  

  

 

  

7:8x

5:4e

p



5:4e

Flt.

 

H

mp



 

Ob.

  Clt.



 

  

Bsn.

  Hrn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 2

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

 

 

 



  

 ���

  

  

 

 

5:4e

  pp  

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Tutti   div.     5:4e



  mf

  

3:2q



Solo

 



   

3:2q 3:2q

3:2e  

pp

 

 

 



  

    

 

     

 

mp

 

sp

 

 



 

Contrabassoon

 

   

  

5:4e

 

 

mf

smp

 

  l.v.

mp

5:4e

mf

   l.v. 

    

 

 

3:2e

 

5:4e

3:2q

   

 

 

  



3:2e     

 

5:4e 3:2q    sp    

    

  

pp

Eb clarinet

   sp   

sp

 

mf

5:4e

 

 

mf

  Tutti     div.    

 l.v.   

5:4e

  

Tam-tams

 

    

3:2q

 

3:2q

p

 



3:2q

  

3:2e



smf

mp

take Bass Clarinet

 

5:4e

 



 

  



 

3:2q

p

   

   

3:2e

 



Tpt.

Tbn.

 

 take Contrabassoon

 

      

  sp

5:4e

5:4e

 

5:4e

 

 

 l.v. mf 5:4e div.        5:4e

7:8x

   

3:2e pp



 

 

 

       5:4e 3:2e pp

5:4e

  

 3:2e       mp 

p

3:2q

Vla.

 Vlc.

D.B.

 

 

      



5:4e

 

 

 

 

 


9 65

 

Flt.

 

 





  

   

    

7:8x

    

3:2x

 



   

    

 



5:4e



5:4e

    

   

7:8x

 

2. take Piccolo

5:4e 

 

  



3:2q

Ob.



7:8x

  



 

      



5:4e

 

 

 

3:2x

 

5:4e

7:8x

 

5:4e



Clt.

 

Bass Clarinet

 

  

  

Bsn.

  

   

  

  

5:4e



   

    

   

 

  

 

 

3:2q

Hrn.



5:4e

  

    

 



 



Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

  

 

    



  





5:4e

 

 

 

 

5:4e

5:4e

7:8x

5:4e    



 

 

 

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

 

   

3:2q

 

 

       pp sp div.

Vla.

Vlc.

D.B.



  

div.  

 

div.

  

    

7:8x

    

  Solo  unis.    

 

   

    

5:4e

  

 



 



5:4e

 

 

5:4e  

   5:4e

 



5:4e

  

7:8x

     

Tutti 3:2e div.

5:4e

 

 

3:2q


I

10

   73

 

 

Flt.

  

   



 

Piccolo

    



 





5:4e

   smf

5:4e



  5:4e     



 

 

 

3:2q

   

5:4e 

  

 

    

5:4x

Clt.

 

5:4e smf

Ob.

 

 

5:4x     

 



 



  

   

  

  

Bsn.

     

 

Hrn.

    5:4e

   

 



    

 



 

 





pp

5:4e

smf

    5:4x

   

pp

  

  

   

 p

 

 

 

  

5:4x

Tpt.

Tbn.

  

5:4e

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

     

 

 

 

 

 



 

  

 

   



pp

   

 

sp

Crotales

 

 smf     

    mp

5:4e

    p

l.v.

5:4e

mf

 

 

 

l.v.

mf

Hrp.

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

D.B.

   

     

   

 unis.   

 

3:2q



  

 

   

  



 





5:4e 

 

  

mf



 5:4e

 



    p

3:2q

 

5:4e

 

p

 

 



  mp

mp

 


J 81   

  



 

 



   

    

     

  



pp

  

7:8x

5:4e

pp

Flt.

     

  

11



Ob.

   



smp

 

  

  

p

pp

   sp 

 





 

  sp

 

5:4e

 



         

3:2q

 

 



  



7:8x

Clt.

 

5:4e

Bsn.

     

 

   



  mf

  

 



 

3:2q 





5:4e

pp

smp

    

 

5:4e

 

smp





Hrn.

Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 2



     







    

   

   

 

 



 

 

smf

5:4e 5:4e

    

 

5:4x

3:2q

   

5:4e

 

 

 



 

7:8x      

    

   sp 

5:4e

pp

    

 

smp

  l.v.

mf

 

Hrp.

Vln. I

   



Vln. II

 



Vla.

Vlc.

 

  

mp

  

Solo





 

    div.

 

5:4e



5:4e



5:4e

Solo   

5:4e

 

         

  

5:4e

 



  l.v. mf

  





5:4e

  

 



5:4e







5:4e

 

smp

7:8x

D.B.

 

     

 

 5:4x     3:2q

 





    mp mp  

 

 

  

smf

 

  

smf

  

5:4e

 

 

 

5:4e


K

12 89    

Flt.

Ob.

Hrn.

 

sp

 3:2q

  

Bsn.

  

Clt.

5:4x

sp       

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

Hrp.

Vln. I

 

 

 

 



 



mp

   

   

      7:8x  mp     

 



  

   

 

   

   

   

   3:2q



   sp

 l.v.  



3:2q

p

  

3:2q

 

   

 

  

   

   

3:2q

pp

 

 



  

 

3:2q

 

3:2q

 

 

  

  

3:2q

 

 

5:4e

 

take Bb Clarinet

3:2e

7:8x

l.v.  



mf

 

 

mf

  





   

 

5:4x     

Vla.

 

5:4e

smp

3:2q

     

    

p



3:2q

  7:8x

  

sp   





 

 

  



3:2e    

 



 

3:2q

 

 



 

div. a 3

 

 

 div. a 3    

5:4e

D.B.

  

 

 

5:4e

mf

Vlc.

3:2q

Vln. II

5:4e



 

 

7:8x

  smp 

 

7:8x

  

   

3:2q

   

5:4e

 

3:2q

 

 



 

  

7:8x

     p



 

   3:2q   

5:4e

3:2q

 3:2q      

5:4e

3:2q

Tpt.

Tbn.

  

 

        

     

 

div. a 3



 

  



5:4e

 





            

5:4e

3:2e

5:4e 5:4e

 

3:2q        3:2e

 

    3:2q

3:2q

 


 97   

5:4e

  

L  

5:4e

Flt.

  Ob.

  Clt.

Bsn.

Hrn.

    

B.Tbn. Tba.

Vln. I

    

D.B.

5:4x

 

5:4e



   

 

   

 



   

 

    mp

 

     5:4x





5:4e sp

 mp

  

5:4e

Solo

  5:4e div. a 2     

 

  

 

 



 

5:4e

   

 

    mf     l.v.

mf

 

pp



   

 

 

Solo

 

 



  

 

3:2e

 

3:2e

    mp mp



  

  

 

 

 

 

5:4e

 unis.   

 

p div.

   smf

3:2q

 

div. a 2

 5:4e

 

3:2q

 

smf

 

3:2q  

3:2q

3:2q

div.

mp

   

  l.v. 

5:4x



  

  

 

  

 

5:4e 

3:2q 3:2e

3:2q



  

  

3:2q

5:4e

 

5:4e

3:2q 3:2q



 pp 

5:4x

 

5:4x    

5:4x

 

  



to Bass Drum

 p          



3:2q

5:4e

 ���



3:2e

mf

 

3:2q

     

5:4e

    

 

3:2e



smp 

  

3:2e

3:2q

mp



5:4e



  

sp

   

5:4e

 

 

  

   

5:4e

 

       unis.    



 unis. 

sp

mp

5:4e



   

sp



 

 

 

 

Bb Clarinet

 

 

  



13

3:2q

5:4e

Vln. II

Vlc.

 

  

3:2e

5:4e

Vla.

   

   

    

  

   

 Perc. 2     Hrp.

   

 3:2e      

 

5:4e

   

Tpt.

Tbn.

 

 

 



   

  

 mp

  



 


14

    105

Flt.

 

take Bass Clarinet

 

  

   

B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

Hrp.

Vln. I

    

  

Vla.

Vlc.

 



 

 

  

    



    

 

  

 

 

5:4e

p 

 

 

 

 

5:4e

 5:4e





   

       pp 

3:2q

smp     

 3:2q    

   l.v.

   

 

 

5:4x

       mp

5:4e

 

5:4x

3:2q

    

  

  mp 

5:4x

3:2q 5:4e

smf

p

 

5:4e

3:2q

  

mp

3:2q

 

   

smf



5:4e

 

  

   mp 

 



         p

5:4e

3:2q

   

   

 

smf

 



3:2q

sp

3:2e



p

3:2q



 

5:4x

 

 

 

smf

   

   

 



5:4x p  pp   

 

5:4e

p

   



5:4e

mf

   l.v.

mf

   

 

 

         3:2q       div.    

   

3:2q

 

3:2e 3:2e

Bass Clarinet

5:4e  

  D.B.



  

   

  Vln. II

mf



5:4e

  

 3:2e  

  

  

3:2q

 

  

5:4e

 

   

Tbn.

 Clt.

Tpt.

 

Hrn.

Ob.

Bsn.

M

3:2q

  

Solo

 



 

5:4e

 



  



  

 

  5:4e

5:4e

unis. sul tasto

  

 

 

 

 

 

mp

 

 

3:2q

    

Soli smf

    

 3:2q p   

 mp

div.



   sp

 Solo

 

pp

 5:4e

pp  



 5:4ep  

   

  

  

Soli

 

 

   

3:2q



5:4e

 



3:2e       





   

 3:2e   

7:8x

  

div. a 3 sul tasto

7:8x

5:4e

sul tasto

 





 





5:4e

 

5:4e

pp

 

5:4e

     5:4e

 




Flt.

 

     

Clt.

Bsn.

Hrp.

 

5:4e

 

Vln. II



  

 

 

5:4e



 

 

 

 

3:2q  

    



  

  

    

 

 

 

5:4e

     con sord.  mp

5:4e



 2.

 

mf



  





 

3:2q

 



 

 

    

5:4e

 

con sord.

  

 

  



 

3:2q

 

  

 



 

3:2q

 

3:2q

3:2q

 

  con sord.

3:2q

 

  

con sord.  5:4e     3:2q

5:4e

   

 

 

 

 



    l.v.  mf

 

3:2q

 3:2q  

    smp

         

5:4e

  div. con sord.

  

   

   



 

 

  

     

 

3:2q

5:4e

 

 

 5:4e   

 

  

5:4e

   mp  

 

sp

3:2q

 

 sempre div. con sord.

   

con sord.

con sord.



 3:2q

        smf 

3:2q

      con sord. 

3:2q

sempre div. con sord. 

  

 

 

3:2q

     

   

 

 

    5:4e

 

 

   

3:2q

 

 5:4x       5:4e

5:4e

3:2q

  smp

   

3:2q

sp

  



 



con sord.

  



 3:2q         3:2e

3:2q

    

     

 

3:2q   con sord.   

   

5:4e

3:2q



5:4e

 

sp smp

 

 

 

 3:2q



 

3

 





5:4e



5:4e

3:2q

Contrabassoon

mp

       con sord.  smp

   

15

con sord.

 

5:4e

   l.v. 

5:4e

sp 

 

 

3

 

    

 3:2q

p

 

  



  



 



5:4e

  

 

5:4x

 



     3:2q

5:4x

 

sp

pp

 

 

3:2q

  

    

3:2q

 

   

     mf 

3:2e

 

 3:2q         5:4e   

   

D.B.

   

Vla.

Vlc.

 

5:4e

Vln. I



  

Perc. 2

 

Tpt.

B.Tbn. Tba.



   

  

 

Tbn.

 

2. take Contrabassoon 1.

    Hrn.

 

      

    

5:4e



3:2q

Ob.

    

  

5:4e 113

   

N

3:2q

3:2e

    

 

5:4e


   

16 121

  Flt.

   

 

 5:4e



 5:4e



 



  



3:2q

O

 

 



    Clt.

  

 

Bsn.

Hrn.



 





 

 





5:4e



      3:2q

  

 

Tbn.



B.Tbn. Tba.

Perc. 1

Hrp.

 

    



 

Vlc.

 

 3:2q

   

 

  

   

3:2q

 

   

   

 

      

5:4e

   

   

 

  



 

 

 

    3:2q 

5:4x

 

  

  



  

 

  

  

 

 

mf

 



 



     pp

3:2q 3:2q

         

  

5:4e

mf

     

 

 

 

3:2q

5:4x

 

    

 

    

pp

  

 l.v.

3:2q

3:2q

 

   

   

  

mf

     





   

 

 

 l.v. 

Soli 

3:2q

 

5:4x 3:2q



    

  



 

 

5:4e

 

5:4e



 

 

  

sp

     3:2q      

   

 

 



 

  

 

 

 

 

      





 

 

   D.B.



5:4e

  

 

  

Vla.



  



3:2q

Vln. I

Vln. II



3:2q

  

3:2q

  



   

con sord.

Tpt.

 

 

 



 

 



 

5:4x

 

      





   

  

 

3:2q

   

Ob.



    

   

  


127

 

17

3:2q

 

Flt.

 

 

Ob.

Clt.

 

Bsn.

  

 

5:4e

  



5:4e





  

 

5:4x

Hrn.



 

 

Tpt.

Tbn.

B.Tbn. Tba.

Hrp.

   

 

 

 



  

 

 

 

   

   

 

 

 

3:2q

 



Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

Vlc.

D.B.

 

 

 

       



  

  



 

  

  

   

 

14 May 2009, Tewkesbury


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