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Still there's a stone dreaming By Sophie Spargo, Text with permission by Chris Mansell

q=88 Floating, dreamlike

Clarinet in Bb

Bassoon

  

     

    

p

       

3

p

p

Horn in F

Baritone

      

Piano

Violin I

Violin II

Viola

      

p





   

 

  

p





    

3

    3

there's a stone,

     

dream

 

 

   trem.

 

     

    

Still

  

p

  

ing.

     

  

                 

3

  

 

   



p

Cl.

7   

 

mf

Bsn.

Hn.



 mf

Bar.

  

Pno.

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

  mf

    

   

   

mf

 

He

pla

 -

ces

his

   

mf

   

  

   

     

pu - tty hands



        

 

  

on the sharp

  edge

mf

 

 

     of

 

the stones,

     he feels

   

 

the ground

 



     mf

mf

 

mf

 





mf





   

 

 edge

 

   

 

   

 

   

legato

 

 





    legato

    legato

   


2 13

Cl.

Bsn.

    

Vln. I



 



 

 

 

an axe,

 

  



 



  

 

 

   

mf

 

  





palms

it

  



  

like

a

 

man

 



a - bout

to

sell

 

   

out.

  



 

 



















Vln. II

Vla.

mf

of

Pno.

 

  

Bar.

  

 

Hn.



17

Cl.

  

  

p

p



His

real

  

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

 house

p

6

  

p



stands

by

 

       

      6

 

p

high

 

  

 

 

for crows,

for the

e - nough

     

6

6

    

      

      

 

6

3

 

6

6

p



wa - ter

     

   

6

  

 6

     

        

 

6

  

Pno.

  

  

 

  

p

p

Bar.

mf

 Bsn.    Hn.

  

       

6

6

 


3

Cl.

Bsn.

20   

 





 

 

  

 

wedge

-



tailed

ea -



mf



gle.

 

 

6

     

   

     

mf



He

looks

6

 

to - wards 6

6

mp

6        

       6

the 6

                                           

6

      

Vln. I

  

6

Pno.

mf

 

Bar.

 



mf

 

Hn.



6

6

  

6

3

Vln. II

Vla.





 

  

mf

 23

Cl.

Bsn.

  

 

 

Bar.

  

 

 

Hn.

a - cross the

roll

-

  

 

Vln. I

   

ing

sun

 -

-

ing

 pas -

 

  

He

re - mem - bers

f

tures.

6

  

  

6

  

stripp

    6

  

    mf

    

 

 

mf

    

 

 

 

  

    

 

  

   

 

  

   

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

  

   

 

  

    

 

Vln. II

mf

Vla.

 6

Pno.

 

   

sun

mf

mf


4 27

Cl.

Bsn.

   

Hn.





see - ing one



p

  

    

 

  

         

 

  

    

   

    

 

  

    

   

  

   

 

  

   

    

 

  

  

    

 3 

ple come in

small

3

  

p

   

     



 

groups.

The

 

     

  



3

p

 

-

   

  

   

p

peo

   

 

p

   

Vln. II

The

   Vln. I  

Vla.

time...

Pno.

 

   

Bar.

  

3

32

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Bar.

  

  

Pno.

Vln. I

 chil

-

  3 

dren

play - ing some 3

 

    

    

 

 



   

3

 3

 

game through

the bush

  there,

 3

   and

there,

 

3

mill - stone



  

   



    



3

placed

3

 

    

 

 

 



on

top

     

    

  3 

3

Vln. II

Vla.



of



its


5 36

Cl.

Bsn.

   

 

 

Bar.

mate,

Pno.

like

go - ann - as

 





like

tur

-

tles

mat





ing

slow,

but

-

  

 

mf

thrill - ing.



Some - one

asks

   Vln. I 

Vla.



 

Vln. II

p

Hn.





 





 



3

3

p

  

 

 



41

Cl.

Bsn.

 

     

Hn.

   

Bar.

where this

Pno.

  

Vla.

      

     stone

comes

 





 

    

from.

His

sad

 

mf



treas - ur - ing eyes

see

  

  

  

 

mf detaché

detaché mf

 

6

 

 

 

     

 



    

 

   

6

6

  

3

3

3

3

his

6



6

he tou - ches the base of 6



6

  3   3  

the stones





6

mf

 3  

  

detaché

 Vln. I  Vln. II

3

 

 

  

3

        3

3


6 46

Cl.

Bsn.

 

Hn.

 

Bar.



ster - num

be -fore

he

re - plies.

   

Pno.

  

  Vln. I 

Vla.

 

6

 





 

6

    6

  

 

 

      

3

He

does



f

3

 

 

not

know

is



6

 



6

   

6

6

    

f

 

  

         

      

  

3



        

 

6

3

3

 





3

  

Vln. II

6

6

 

6

  

  

 

6

 

f

f

3

3

3

3

3

f

3

49

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

  

 

 

  

what

   

 

he says,

6

6

   

6

 

 Vla.   



   

 

 

more

than that,

he

ca

       

6

6

6

   

6

 

        

3

 3

 3

 

  

 

  

  

  

 3

3

  

-

 

 

nnot,

be -

6

6

   

6

6

   

   

            

6

f

    

  Vln. I   Vln. II

f

             

Pno.

 

f

f

Bar.

 3 3

 3

 

  

 

3

 

 3

 

 

 

     

 3

3

3


7 52

Cl.

Bsn.

   

 

 

Bar.

 

 Vln. I  

Vln. II

Vla.

ques

-

   



 

 

  

 

 

 

tions

his

eyes

are

wa - ry

and

he

ad - vanc

    



 

fore

Pno.

  

Hn.

  

6

6

 -

es

  

  6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

                                                                    

  

3

     

3

  



3

3



3



3

  

3

3



3

3

3

55

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Bar.

 

 

 



lo - gic,

like

a

  

Pno.

      mf

 Vln. I  Vln. II

Vla.



6

6



3



 3

fence,

               

a

6

 6

 

 3   

   long

stick in the

       6

     6

fire.

 

    

   We have

him by

        6

      6

the heart. rit.

  


8

Bsn.

Hn.

Bar.

a tempo

   59

Cl.

   

p

 

Vln. I

  

 



ans

  -

wer

  

  

ing,

     

he holds his

hands

to - geth - er,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   



like

 

3 3

  

  

mill - ing stones. Like



 



          3      3                3      3                  3

  

3

   

     p

Vla.



 

p 3

Vln. II



mf

  





p

   

So,

Pno.

  



p

3

3

3

 

3

3

3

   

 

3

3

3

 

rit. 63

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Bar.

  

 

Vla.



 

-

en's

work

 

 

  

 



 

 





p

  

  Vln. I   Vln. II

  

wom

Pno.





   

near

the

ri



ver.



p

p



3

 



3

 

3



 3

   p

 3


9 68

Cl.

Bsn.

Hn.

Bar.

  

Vln. I

Vln. II

Vla.

 







3



 





  

3

   pp

  

 

 



pp

 

pp

pp



 



 

Pno.



 3

  

pp

 

Still there's a stone dreaming  

From song cycle 'Lies'