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2006 Martin Bresnick

Pine Eyes Narrator, 2 Percussionists, B Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, & Piano


Pine Eyes adapted from the original of Carlo Collodi by Martin Bresnick

Pine Eyes was commissioned by Timothy Beyer, Andrew Rindfleisch, the Walker Art Center, and the members of the Zeitgeist Commissioning Collective.

I.

Myths of Origin

II.

Illusions of Paternity

III.

Disorder and Early Sorrow

IV. Uberm Sternenzelt Muss Ein Leiber Vater Wohnen (A Loving Father Must Live Above the Heavens) Instrumentation Narrator B Clarinet, Bass Clarinet Piano Percussion I: 3 Woodblocks 3 Temple blocks 4 Tom-toms 2 Susp. Cymbals Whip Vibra Slap Thunder Sheet Wood Windchimes Kweeka Log Drum Bass Drum Marimba Vibraphone 2 Buckets (1 with water) Bow Percussion II: 3 Woodblocks Susp. Cymbal Guiro Castanets Claves Bass Drum Marimba Vibraphone Bow SCORE TRANSPOSED (movements I-IV only)


Pine Eyes

2 Fast

= 132 (

Martin Bresnick 1998

I. Myths of Origin

= 264)

Once upon a time there was... a piece of wood.

Narrator

It wasn’t expensive, Woodblocks (H, M, L)

Percussion I

7

just the ordinary kind you put in the stove or fireplace.

Nar.

Pc. I

Claves Pc. II

Nar.

12 One day the piece of wood appeared in a carpenter’s workshop.

“This wood,” he said, picking up his axe,

“has turned up at just the right...

Pc. I

Pc. II

18

time.

Nar.

I think I’ll make a table leg.”

Pc. I cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Pc. II

25 Nar.

He was about to begin when he heard a thin little voice:

I don’t believe it! It’s just firewood.”

“Could it be that this wood has learned “Don’t beat me, don’t beat me!” to cry like a child?

Pc. I

Bowed Cymbal

l.v.

Claves

Pc. II

(

)

Bs. Cl.

© Martin Bresnick 1998


3 32

As he said this, he grabbed the wood with his two hands and began to beat it mercilessly against the wall.

Nar.

Pc. I

Pc. II

37

Just then there was a knock at the door and an old man stepped into the workshop.

Nar. Wb

Tb

Wb

Tb

Pc. I

Pc. II dim.

41

“This morning I thought of making a fine wooden puppet

Nar.

who could dance,

Whip Vibraslap

Wb Pc. I

Pc. II dim.

48 Nar.

and fence,

Susp. Cymbals scrape

and make daredevil leaps.

With this puppet I could earn my daily bread and wine and travel around the world. Can you give me some wood to make it?�

Templeblocks

Pc. I Susp. Cymbal

Castanets Pc. II

54 Nar.

Delighted, the carpenter got the strange piece of wood and handed it over.

The old man took the wood and hobbled on home.

Woodblock Pc. I

Claves Pc. II


4

II. Illusions of Paternity Slower (

= 52 ca)

His home was very modest: a broken down old bed,

Narrator

and a battered table.

a rickety chair Kweeka

Percussion I

Guiro Percussion II

6

At the back was a fireplace with a glowing fire.

Nar.

Vibraphone motor on fast Log Drum Pc. I Ped. Vibraphone motor on fast Pc. II Ped.

10 Nar.

Pc. I

Pc. II

Pno.

but the fire was only painted on the wall.

There a painted kettle sent up a cheerful cloud of steam


5

14

steam that really looked like steam.

Nar.

Pc. I

Pc. II

Pno.

18 Nar.

Once inside the old man began to carve his puppet. He made the hair,

the forehead,

8va

l.v. Pno. 8va

l.v.


6 22

When the eyes were done he realized they had moved.

Nar.

and the eyes.

“Why are you staring at me, Pine Eyes?�

Marimba Pc. II

bend

bend

bend

bend

Bs. Cl.

loco

Pno.

loco

28

Then he made the nose.

Nar.

But as soon as he made it, it began to grow and grow so that soon it became an endless nose! Marimba

Pc. I cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

cresc.

Pc. II

Bs. Cl. cresc.

cresc.

Pno.

cresc.

Faster (

33 Nar.

He cut it back;

but the more he cut it, the longer it became.

Bowed Cymbals Pc. I

Bowed Cymbals Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

= 70)

Rit. So he continued carving.


39 A tempo (

7

= 70)

Woodblock

Pc. I cresc.

Bs. Cl. poco a poco cresc.

poco a poco cresc.

Pno.

accellerando

44 Pc. I

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

48

When he finished “Bad Boy! the feet he felt Already you lack a kick on his respect for own nose. your father.

Nar.

Slower ( That’s bad, my boy, very bad

= 52)

I should have thought

motor on Vibraphone slow

Wb. Pc. I cresc. Marimba Pc. II bend

bend bend

bend

Bs. Cl. dim.

Pno.

54 Nar.

of all that before;

but, now l.v.

it’s loo late.” l.v.

Pc. I

Vibraphone motor on slow Pc. II

l.v.


8 59 Bs. Cl. dim. poco a poco

dim. poco a poco

Pno.

62

rallentando molto

Bs. Cl. dim. (R.H. only) dim.

Pno.

III. Disorder and Early Sorrow Fast ( Narrator

= 264) Night fell

the puppet was alone. Tom-toms

Percussion I cresc. molto Bass Drum Percussion II

Piano

8ba

to B Clarinet


9 6

He felt a little pang in his stomach like a twinge of appetite.

Nar.

A child’s appetite grows fast, and soon he became hungry.

echo Pc. I dim. rub skin of drum Pc. II

11

…A hunger so thick you could cut it with a knife.

Nar.

…as hungry as a wolf!

He ran to the fireplace to see if there was food in the boiling kettle.

Susp. Cymbal (scrape) Pc. I

Pc. II

16

But the kettle was only painted on the wall.

Nar.

Marimba Pc. I cresc. Woodblock Pc. II cresc.

He decided to go to the village in search of a kind person who woud give him some food.

20 Nar.

Pno.

dim.


10 24

Bass Drum

Pc. II

Pno.

dim. poco a poco

8ba

Fast (

= 88)

Slow (

28 Cymbal scrape l.v.

= 52)

Thunder Sheet

Fast (simile) Cymbal scrape

l.v.

Pc. I

Pc. II molto

Pno.

8va

8va

8va

8va

Slow (simile)

Fast

32 Nar.

Thunder Sheet

Cymbal scrape l.v.

Pc. I

Pc. II

8va

Pno.

8va

Slow

It was a dreadful, hellish night. There was thunder, and lightning flashed as though the sky was on fire. Raising a huge cloud of dust, a cold wind made all the trees creak and screech. bowed Cymbal


37

Fast

11

Slow

The puppet was terribly afraid of thunder and lightning. But his hunger was stronger than his fear.

Nar.

Cymbal scrape

bowed Cymbal

Thunder Sheet

Pc. I

Pc. II dim. poco a poco dim. 8va

8va

Pno.

Fast (

42

= 88)

He opened the door.

Nar.

Marimba Pc. I cresc. Marimba Pc. II cresc.

cresc.

Pno.

46 Nar.

(

= 88) R

t

a

r

d

a

n

d

o

He was panting like a dog.

And running at full speed, he soon reached the village.

tremelo Pc. I dim. dim.

Pc. II dim. B Clarinet Cl. dim.

Pno.

i

dim.


12 Slow (

50

= 52) The village was dark and deserted.

Nar.

Pc. I Bass Drum Pc. II

Cl.

Pno.

8ba

56 Nar.

Shops were closed, doors were closed, windows were closed...

Not even a stray dog was in the street.

It looked like a village of the dead.

Pc. II

Pno. 8ba

63

Driven by hunger and despair,

Nar.

he rang someone’s doorbell. Vibraphone non-tremelo

Pc. I

Marimba tremelo Pc. II

Cl.

67

“Would you be so kind as to give me some bread?”

Nar.

tremelo Pc. II

cresc. poco a poco

Cl. cresc. poco a poco

“Wait where you are. I’ll be right back... Now, come closer to the window”


13 72

He stepped closer to the window, but just as he held out his hands,

Nar.

he felt an enormous pail of water pour on him, drenching him from head to foot. pour water into basin

Pc. I

Pc. II cresc.

Cl. cresc.

77

Worn out with fatigue and hunger, the poor wet puppet returned home.

Nar. tremelo Pc. II

Cl. 8va

Pno.

6

82

5

Very Slow ( = 104)

Since he no longer had the strength to stand up, he wearily sat down and put his wet and mud splattered feet upon the warm, glowing stove.

Nar.

There he fell fast asleep. Vibraphone motor on fast tremelo

Bsss Drum Pc. I

Vibraphone motor on fast tremelo Pc. II

Cl. 8va

Pno.

88

8ba

Nar.

4

8ba

While he slept his little wooden feet slowly Slowly they caught fire. burned,

and slowly they turned to ashes.

Pc. I dim. Pc. II cresc.

dim. to Bass Clarinet

Cl. dim.


14

IV. Uberm Sternenzelt Muss Ein Leiber Vater Wohnen (

= 52) “Open the door!

Narrator

Hey! Open the door!”

Temple Blocks Percussion I

Nar.

When he heard his father’s 7 voice he jumped down from his chair to unlock the door. He had not yet realized that his feet had completely burned off. After two or three lurches

“I can’t open the door, father!” said the puppet, crying and rolling about on the floor. he fell.

“Why can’t you?” crumple wood windchimes on the floor

drop wood windchimes on the floor Pc. I

Marimba Pc. II

Bass Clarinet Bs. Cl.

Pno.

12

“Because they’ve eaten my feet. Oh poor me, now I’ll have to walk on my knees for the rest of my life!”

Nar.

“Who ate your feet?”

Pc. I

Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

Accellerando

Molto Rit.

16 Nar.

“The cat.” “ T h e c a t ?

Pc. I

Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

I’ll give you ’the cat’

all right.”

Intending to punish the puppet, he climbed into the room through the window...


15 20

But when he saw him truely without feet and stretched out on the floor, he was deeply moved.

Nar.

Lifting him tenderly up in his arms, he hugged and kissed him.

shake wood windchimes once Pc. I

Bs. Cl. poco

Pno.

poco

Fast (

24

= 70)

Then he picked up his tools and two small pieces of wood set and to work.

Nar.

Templeblocks Pc. I cresc. poco a poco

Bs. Cl. cresc. poco a poco

Pno.

cresc. poco a poco

28 Nar.

Pc. I

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

In less than an hour the new feet were done - two nimble little feet, slender and sinewy, perfectly carved - as if by an artist of genius.


16 Very Slow (

32

= 104)

“To repay you for all you have done for me,” said the puppet,

Nar. Marimba tremelo Pc. I tremelo

(Marimba) Pc. II

dim.

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

36

“I will go to school.

Nar.

But I need clothes for school.”

Pc. I

Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

39 Nar.

1

5 “But there is still something even more important I need for school,” 2 a small pair of said the puppet, “the So his father, who shoes made of tree most important and was very poor, fashioned a little bark, 3 and a tiny cap necessary thing of suit made of paper, made of bread crumbs. all - a spelling-book.” 4

And although he was a really happy boy, 7 the puppet became very sad, because true poverty is understood by everyone, even by children.

6

Vibraphone motor on slow (trem.) Pc. I

Vibraphone motor on slow (trem.) Pc. II

Bs. Cl. 1

Pno.

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

8


17 Very Slow (

= 104) sempre accel. i dim.

molto

“Never mind!” said 44 his father, and putting on his tattered old Nar. coat, he rushed out of the house into the snow.

Marimba non-tremelo

Pc. I Marimba non-tremelo

dim.

Pc. II dim. Bs. Cl.

dim.

Pno.

dim.

48

Fast (

= 88)

Rall. sempre

He soon returned in his shirtsleeves holding a brand new spelling book.

Nar.

tremelo Pc. I cresc. tremelo Pc. II cresc.

Bs. Cl. cresc.

Pno.

52

Molto Rit. “Where is your coat, father?”

Nar.

Pc. I non-tremelo Pc. II

Bs. Cl. dim.


18 56

Very Slow (

= 104)

“I sold it.”

Nar.

“But why did you sell it?”

“Because

tremelo Pc. I

tremelo Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

60

it made me hot.”

Nar.

The puppet understood immediately. bowed Vibraphone motor on medium non-tremelo

Pc. I bowed Vibraphone motor on medium non-tremelo Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

Pno.

64 Nar.

Unable to restrain his own good heart,

The puppet threw his arms around his father and kissed him. (no hold)

Pc. I

Pc. II

Bs. Cl.

Pno.


Pine Eyes

Score in C

19

V. Musica Povera When it stopped snowing the puppet set out for school with his new spelling book under his arm.

 

  Clarinet in Bb   

e. = 102

Percussion

Vibraphone

 

   

 

  

f

 

e. = 102

   Piano



 

  

                   

                           

 On the way his little head dreamed a thousand dreams and built a thousand castles in the air, each more beautiful than the last.

  

  Vib.    6

Pno.

       f

 

   

  

         

   

                       

 

f

                          

In the distance he thought he heard the sound of fifies and the thump of a bass drum.

 

  

                                   

  

 Vib.   10

 

  

 

   

   

 

 

                                

Pno.

 


20 14          Cl.  

 Perc.  



f

Toms

 

 

 

    

f

 



             

 

 

  

 







 

     



    

 17                 Cl. 

 Perc.  

 

       

 



               

 

     

 

  



  



  

    

  

 20                     Cl. 

 Perc.  

 

 

      

 

            

 



 



 

He stopped and listened...

         

 

 23          Cl. 

Perc.

Vib.

f

 

Pno.

 f

 

  f

   

 

             

   

   

           

 

 

            



 

 

     



  

  

           

f

            

              


 

25                                  Cl.    (Toms)                         Perc.                                      Vib.         

Pno.

21

Is that music?

 

       

                              

   

                                  

                 Cl.  Perc.

f

 

 

 

 

f

Vib.

 Pno.

 

It's too bad I have to go to school; otherwise.......

29



 

           

 

Cymbal 3

  

Toms

  

 

                   

f

 

       

    f

   

    

   

f

 

f

   

                   f

 

And he stood there, undecided...

f

    

 

  

 

 

  Cl.  33

Perc.

            



  Vib.  

Pno.

 



                          

           

       

 

to go to school or listen to the music.

 

   



 

   f

 f

      f

   

   

 

  

          

    

           

   

    

f

             


22

 Cl.   Perc. 

   

37

Vib.

Pno.



 

  

 

(Toms)

 

 

   

  



  

   

 

  

  



     

               

  

                   

  

           

           

             

            

                   Cl.               Perc.      

Today...

I'll go hear the music -



39

Vib.    

 Pno.

 

 

           

  

   

     



f

  

f

                  

  

  

              

    

  

  

  

         f  

      f

           

  Cl.  43

Perc.

Vib.

Pno.

 

tomorrow....

     

      

     

   

     

f



        



      

p

  f

     

           

f

  

I'll go to school!

  

                            

 

       

       

 

  

  

f

 

 


23

 Cl.  49

Perc.

Vib.

Pno.



 

dim.

p





He began to run

 

            

(Toms)

  f

                          

     



 

  f

     

   

 

52

Perc.

 

  





 



                    

    



                                                                        Vib.            f  

55

Perc.

The more he ran the more clearly he heard the sound of the fifes and the thump of the bass drum.



         

 





                               

                                        Vib.                    58                   Cl. 

Perc.

f

 

       f



    

                 Vib.            f    

   

           



                                   


24 60                   Cl.  

(Toms)  

                  



Perc.                           Vib.                

Pno.

       

                      

             

            

p cresc.

             

 He soon found himself in a small square filled with people crowding around a large booth.

   Cl. 



62

Perc.

Vib.

Pno.

 



           

          f

  





 

 



   





             



       





  



 

   

             









   





 

 



   

 "What is that?" he asked a small boy from the village."

   Cl. 

  

65

Perc.

Vib.

 

Pno.



            



 

       



     



 

            

  

  









            

f

 

dim. poco a poco

 


Perc.

 

                                                   



68 (Toms) 

"Read the poster and you'll know."





25

"...but it just so happens I can't read today."

"I'd like to read it..."

p

(dim.)

    74

Cl.

Perc.

 

 Vib.     Pno.

 

        f



       



                       

Cymbal 3

f

 

 

           

 

 

 

      

  

  

  

f

   

f

 

 

p

        f

 

"See those fiery red letters? They say -

      

 GREAT PUPPET SHOW "How much does it cost to get in?"

Perc.

  

Snare  

Cymbal 1

f

p

    

79

Cymbal 2



Snare  

  

f

f

  Cl. 

"Four dollars."

83

Perc.

Vib.

"I'll sell you my coat for four dollars."

 

  

"What could I do with a paper coat? If it rains, you can't take it off."

  



 

"Will you buy my shoes?"

f

Triangle Cymbal 3

 



 

    f

   

"They're only good for lighting a fire."

 

 



   


26

  Cl.   

"How much can I get for my cap?"

"A cap made of crumbs? "

88

Perc.

    Vib.    

           

  

     



   

 

     

" Mice could eat it right off my head!"

    

   

The puppet was on the verge of making a final offer.

p

 

 

 

Cymbal 1

p

   

   

Perc.

Vib.

He hesitated

and wavered

  

94

  

   

 

f

Pno.

 

and writhed with anguish.

    

  

 

 

       

  

 

 

 

    

  

  

   

   

 

 

 

f

At last he said:

      

 

 

 

    

  

Will you give me four dollars "For that price I'll buy the spelling book!" for this new spelling book?" cried a ragman who had been listening.

100

Perc.



  Vib.        

Pno.

 

Cymbal 3

  



     

And so the book was sold on the spot.

Snare   p

 

 

f

  

  

 

f

   


VI. With Those of His Kind

Score in C

27

Martin Bresnick

When he entered the theatre there was a near riot.

  Clarinet in Bb   

e. =102

Percussion

Marimba 1

   

  

 Marimba 2  

e. =102

Piano

     

 

 

   

                 f

                              

   

f

        

 

       

"It's him, it's him! It's really him!"

5

Mar. 1

Mar. 2

Pno.

      

      

      

"It's our brother!"

      

      

 

                                                    

                     f                       

          

 "Come up here!" shouted the puppets on stage, pointing at him. "Come up here, into our arms!"

8                            Cl.         f                   Mar. 1          

Mar. 2

Pno.

                                                                                

         

 

 

 

 

 

  

               

                                            


28

                Cl.    

In the midst of all the confusion, it is impossible to imagine the hugging, the embracing, the friendly pinches

 

11

    Mar. 1    Mar. 2

Pno.

          



mf

 

       



 

  

   



      

mf



       

 



               

     

 

mf

  

                                         mf                                    

  Cl. 

and raps on the head given in true brotherly affection that he received from this dramatico-vegetal company.

14

  Mar. 1     Mar. 2   

Pno.

     



f

   



 

 

  

f



      

       



       

                        f                                    f                                 

       

 

                                                 

     Mar. 1    17

   Mar. 2               Pno.

  

                             

                                          

                                            

                                           


29

 

It was a truly moving sight.

20

Cl.

           Mar. 1                Mar. 2                           Pno.

 

                    f                                                                          

 



 



                  

 Cl.    23



  

 



to Organ

    



                     Mar. 1                                                              Mar. 2                   dim.

   Cl.    26





                    Mar. 2               p

Mar. 1

Org.

 

                               





                                 

Organ p

  

                  Mar. 1                                                         Mar. 2                      29

Org.

But then the puppeteer came out...







 


30

      

Org.

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

a man so huge and ugly that just to look at him was frightening. At this unexpected appearance everyone was struck dumb - no one breathed...

33

 

      p

    



  



cresc. poco a poco

           

  

           







 Male and female alike trembled like leaves.

 Perc.   39

Org.

         

                        





   

 

  f

 

 

f

 

 

Tambourine

 

What do you mean by coming here and creating a riot in my theatre? Bring me that puppet.

 

             

  

       

 

  Perc.   47

Org.

He is made of very dry wood. If I throw him on the fire

 

     

 

     

 

   



 

  

   





 

     

 

   

    

he'll surely make a beautiful blaze for my roast."

   

 

    

    

 

          

  

  



 At first they hesitated, but terrified by the fierce look of their master they carried the poor puppet into the kitchen.

 Cl.  53

  Perc.   

   

Org.

  

 p

 

     

 

  

       

                            f

 

 


31 57                                  Cl. 

  Perc.   

 

(Tambourine)

Org.





 "Dear Father, save me! I don't want to die, no, I don't want to die!"

                                   

He was wriggling like an eel out of water and screaming desperately -

 Cl.  59

    Perc.    

Org.

  

f





 

  



 



62                                      Cl.           

  Perc.    

Org.

  

 

 

 



 


32

but deep down he wasn't a bad man. As soon as he saw the poor puppet struggling and screaming, he was touched and began to feel pity for him.

 

     

The puppeteer seemed very fierce,

               Cl.    64

   Perc.    

  

  Org.

 

  

( f ) dim.

(Tambourine)

  

( f ) dim.

  

      

p

 

        

p

              

 

   Cl. 

     

69

     Org.



      



            

           

  







       

"Who knows how grieved your old father would be if I were to throw you on those burning coals! Poor old man, I feel sorry for him!

  

                 

   



    

f

p

       p

75                           Cl.      f dim. poco a poco But you must feel sorry for me too.

    

Org.

    f

f

            

I don't have any firewood to finish roasting my mutton. I'll have to take a puppet from my own company...

      

f dim. poco a poco



 

     

 

            








         

          

80

Cl.

 Perc.  

Org.

(dim.)

        

(dim.)



   

 

 

...and have him burned..."

  p

     

   

p



     

Bell Tree

   

p

                      

 

Toms



"Oh no sir, please, I beg for mercy 33 on his behalf!"

  

 

   

 "There's no place for mercy here, Since I've spared you, I must have another put on the fire."

 

 Cl.       87

 Perc.  

f

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

    

Cymbal 3

   

f

p

f

  

   

f

 

p

Toms

 Org.

p

"In that case I know where my duty lies," said the puppet in a clear, heroic voice, "bind me and throw me on the flames! It is not right that my friend should die for me!"

p

  

f

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

 At these words, though they were made of wood, the puppets all cried.

92   Cl.       

 Mar. 1  

Mar. 2

 

f

   

p

           cresc. poco a poco

    

   





f dim.

  f



                            dim. 

                    f

dim.


34

       Cl. 

"So be it!" said the puppeteer as he shook his head with a sigh. "Mercy is granted. Tonight I'll eat my mutton half cooked. ...

98

           p

Mar. 1

mf

dim.

         

      Mar. 2           (dim.)

                             

mf

dim.

 

        

 

             

 

               

p dim.

 

At this all the puppets ran back onto the stage.

But the next time...."

     

p dim.

    

  

  

pp

 pp

 

Lighting the lamps as if for a gala performance they began to leap and dance.

107

Cl.

    Mar. 1   

       

       Mar. 2          f

Pno.

   

f

           

  

 

                  

               

f

 

 

      

              

 

  



f

   Cl.     110

                             f f                                    Mar. 1                                                       Mar. 2                                                             Pno.

               

f

f

          


35

 Cl.  113

            f                   

    Mar. 1   

 

         Mar. 2                               Pno.             



                                                                        

   



                      

  Cl.    116



    

    Mar. 1        Mar. 2              Pno.       f



                     

    

 



Dawn came, and they were still dancing.

                                           

                                           

119

    Mar. 1      Mar. 2     Pno.

 

   

                             

  Cl.   

 

      

          



non dim.

      

 

 

       

non dim.                    

    

                        non dim.

                         non dim.

 

 

     


Intermezzo I

36 Score in C

Martin Bresnick

The next day the puppeteer called Pine Eyes over and asked him: "What is your father's occupation?" e.=102 Cymbal

Percussion

   

Marimba 1

  

Marimba 2

  

Vibraphone

   e.=102

   Piano

  

 

     

 

p

     

 

 

     

 

       

        

 

f

  

 

 

        

 

      

 

Triangle

"That of a poor man"

p

 

 

         

             

           f

 Perc.   7

Pno.

 

 

"Does he earn much?"

           

 



 

        





      Cymbal

p

        

      

               f

  

 

    

"He earns just enough to never have a dollar in his pocket."

 

    

 

    

 

    

 Vib.  13

Pno.

 

"Poor devil, I almost feel sorry for him.

f

 

 

       f

Here are some gold coins.

 

                         f

4 4                

       

          

  

4

4

f

      

Go and take them to him right away, and give him my best wishes."

        


 Vib. 

 

19

 

f

        f

 

4 4 4      4            f 4 4

                        

Pno.

37

Thanking the puppeter a thousand times, he embraced all the puppets of the company one by one.

   

                

    

   

  

   

  

 24   Vib. 

f

  Pno.

 

    f

    

 

 

 

 

Then, with great joy, he set out for home.

               

                 

f

  

            

   

  

  

   

  

 29                              Mar. 1          f

Mar. 2



 f

 

    



 

     

 

    



 32                                    Mar. 1        

          Mar. 2   

 

 

  

   

  

   

    

(echo)

pp



     pp


38

VII. The Valley of the Shadow

Score in C

Martin Bresnick He hadn't gone far when he met a Fox...

and a Cat.

 e. = 102  Bass Clarinet     in Bb 

Percussion 1

 

   

Percussion 2

  

Vibraphone 1

  

Vibraphone 2

  

 

   

Marimba

 

   e. = 102

Piano

  

 

  

  

mf

    

       

mf

         

   

  



The Fox, who was lame,

        mf

  

  B. Cl.  6

Mar.

 

 

 

walked leaning on the Cat,

               

 

mp

          mp

 

         

      

  

     

 

and the Cat who was blind, was lead by the Fox.

 

 

    B. Cl. 



11

Mar.

        

mp

      

  

mp

    

   

  

 

 

            

     

          

           

"Say. I know your father said the Fox to the puppet,

 

 

   


16          B. Cl. 

 

     



mf

Mar.

        mf

 

               

 

 

   

39

I saw him yesterday in the doorway of his house.

   

   



  

     p

            

p

p

   

  B. Cl.  23

Mar.

                                    

He was in his shirtsleeves, shivering with cold."

                                p

     

"Poor Father!

p

p

f

p

         

            B. Cl.   28

Perc. 2

Vib. 2

Pno.

mf



Cymbal



  

     

            mf

                

 

mf

 

But from now on he won't shiver any more,

   

 

    

  

 

because I've become rich!

    f

 

 4 4          

 

4

 

  

4

  B. Cl.  34

 Vib. 2  Mar.

And the puppet pulled out the coins he had received as a gift from the puppeteer.

 

f

  

 

  

f

   

f

  

  

   

 

 

        

 

     

                 

At the aggreeable sound of money, the Fox stretched out his lame paw

           

 

   f

    

           

    f

          


40

  40

B. Cl.

 

 Mar.

 

    

               

   

  

           

    

  

   

                 

and the Cat opened his blind eyes so wide they looked like lanterns.



 

      

f dim.

mp

 

 

Then he quickly closed them again.

      B. Cl.  45

Mar.

      

 

 

"Good-bye," said the Fox,

 

dim.

and may heaven protect you from the dampness of the night,

p

 



pp

 

   

          

p

             

 

pp

52

Perc. 1

Vib. 2

Mar.



 Pno.

and thieves."

 

pp

 

 

Cymbal

pp

 

 

pp

  

 

 

   

(Cymbal)

                 f

    f

 

Soon it was night

 

 

The Puppet continued on his way.

          

      

p

  

  

   

 


 B. Cl.  60

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vib. 2

Mar.

Pno.

 

He groped his way through the darkness.

(Cymbal)

   

                         

   

 

 

         

  

      

p

            

 

 

Cymbal

p

 

 

  

   

 

 p

  

p

 

41

It was impossible to see one step ahead.

        

       

 

 

 

 

              

           

 

                       

 

 

   

 

Perc. 1

      

Tambourine

66

  Perc. 2  

    

Tambourine

p

 

Just then he thought he heard a slight rustling of leaves behind him.

 

p

 

    

p

      

 

He turned to look, and he saw two horrible black shapes

p

   p

                            72

B. Cl.

   (Tambourine)     Perc. 2  

Mar.

   p

     

Pno.

                                                 

     p    

     

         

        

 

They were following him on tiptoe, like two ghosts.

 

     

 

         p cresc.

  

       

                    p cresc.

         p

mf

       

  

mf

    

mf

            

mf


42

              B. Cl.    

"Thieves!" said the Puppet to himself.

77

mf cresc.

Vib. 2

Mar.

Pno.

And not knowing where to hide his gold coins, he put them in his mouth, right under his tongue

 

He tried to run away....

f

 

 

      f

               

  

p

            

 

               

 

 

 

mf

cresc.

   

mf

           

   

   

f

f

 

 

  B. Cl.  82

Vib. 2

f

   

      

Mar.

 

 

Pno.

f

    

 

f



        

   

  

  

     





 

  

    



                

   

   



    



                

       

   



    

     




43

  B. Cl.  84

Vib. 2

 

Pno.

  



 

   

    

  

                                       

  Mar.

   

    

 

     





    

              

   

 

  

    

                                                   

 

   



    

     

    

 B. Cl.   86

but the thieves were right behind him.

 f

   

 



                    Vib. 2       

Mar.

 

 Pno.

  

         f

 

  

       

 

                                                

 

      f 

   

 

 




44

  B. Cl.  88



  

   



               Vib. 2    Mar.

 

    

     

           



   

  



           



 



 

  

  

   

  

 

                                                 Pno.

 

    

     

  

  



  

   

 

 



  B. Cl.  90



   



                               Vib. 2       Mar.

 

                  

     

        

  

  

                                           Pno.

 

    

      

   

  


45

  B. Cl.  92

 Vib. 2 



  

ff

Pno.

   



  

  

  ff

      

       



    

            

ff

  



  

            

  Mar.

   





     

   

     



     



                                               

      ff   

 



  

    



     

 B. Cl.   94

Vib. 2

 

  



     

  

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

  Mar.

     

 

 

 

     

      





      

     

          

 

  

        

                                                 Pno.

 

        

   



    

     

 

  


46

After a wild chase he reached the door of a little house and knocked.

   B. Cl.  

96

Perc. 1

Vib. 2

Mar.



 

     







 



 

  

 



        

Tom

  

    

 

       

 Pno.

  

    

  

  



f





                                            

   

  

   



No one answered.

      B. Cl.   99

ff

    Vib. 2  

Mar.

Pno.

 

  

 

 

      

 

 

                          ff

        

  

  

  



  

  

   



                                                                            ff

ff

       


47

 B. Cl.  102

Perc. 1

Vib. 2

 

 

      

ff

          

 

 

fff

   

    ff

                       

 

ff

          

           

 

Finally a beautiful girl with a face white as wax came to the window.

Tom + Snare

Tom

ff

 

 

 

 

Mar.

Pno.

He knocked and knocked again, harder, because he could hear his tormentors' footsteps getting closer.

      ff

 Vib. 1  107

Vib. 2



 Pno.

Meno mosso e. = 76

 

arco

 

arco

   

  p

  p

      

     

 

    

         

        

     

 

      

     

Meno mosso e. = 76

 

 p



con pedale

     

      

 


48

 Vib. 1    114

Vib. 2

Pno.

   

  

        



           





 

         

  



 

Her eyes were closed and her hands were crossed over her breast. Without moving her lips, she spoke in a voice that seemed to come from the world beyond.

 

 

  

"There is nobody in this house."

     

 

 



         120

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

Pno.

      

     

"I am dead too."

  

       

 



"They are all dead."

   



      



      

 





   

"I am waiting for the hearse to come and take me away."

                          



  126

B. Cl.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

"Oh beautiful little girl with blue hair, open the door for mercy's sake. Have pity on a poor boy chased by..."

 

 

Vib. 2



   

 Pno.

 

 

Vib. 1

 

But he was unable to finish



   

 



    

 

e. =102 (Tempo primo)

           

Tom + Crash

ff

    

ff

      

  ff

    

 



Tom + Crash

e. =102 (Tempo primo)

                          ff

 


49 Two terrible voices that sounded like the Fox and the Cat growled threateningly at him.

He was grabbed by the neck.

    B. Cl.      130

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Pno.



     

   

  

(Tom + Crash)

f

  

  

(Tom + Crash)

ff

 

  

         

 

     

 

 

                                   

f

        ff

 

 

   

     

"Now you won't get away!"

135 Cymbal

Perc. 1

p

  Perc. 2    

Cymbal

p

Toms + Cymbal

                          

ff

Toms + Cymbal

                                ff

 Seeing death flash before his eyes, the Puppet was seized by such a violent fit of trembling that the joints of his wooden limbs rattled...

                            Perc. 1  138

sffz

    Perc. 2         

 

sffz

   

ff

Pno.

   

p

p

                 

           

 

and the gold coins hidden under his tongue jingled.

Tringle

f

  

 

  

             

   

Bell Tree

f

               ff

   


50

 

143

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 



       

 Pno.

And drawing out two very long horrible knives, sharpened like razors, zack, zack... they stabbed him over and over!

      sffz

    

 

Scrape Cymbal

 

Scrape Cymbal

    

p

               

But happily for him, the Puppet was made of very hard wood and the knives broke into a thousand pieces.

 

ff

 

                        ff

ff

 

 

  B. Cl.  150

Perc. 1

 

The Assasins looked at each other in dismay.

ord.    

    

Perc. 2

ff

Pno.

 

 

 

 

 

mp

  

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

2 or 3 Cymbals

ord.

f

 

 

2 or 3 Cymbals

ff

  

They tied Pine Eyes' hands behind his back and slipped the noose around his neck.

 

 

   

f

 

mp

Throwing the rope over a high limb of a giant oak tree,

    p



     

   

 they pulled and pulled until the Puppet hung far up in space.

 B. Cl.    

        

158

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

   



Lion's Roar f

Lion's Roar f

    





 

                         cresc.



 

 

f

cresc.

 Pno.



Satisfied with their work, the Cat and the Fox sat on the grass waiting for Pine Eyes to give his last gasp.

f

  

 

   

 

 

  

     


51

          

164 woodblocks

Perc. 1

f

Perc. 2



        

         

          

Woodblocks

f

          

 

169

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

          

        

But after three hours the Puppet's eyes were still open, his mouth still shut...

 

 

          

 

and his legs kicked harder than ever.

          

 

mf

B. Cl.

 

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

         

 

       

mf

Pno.

 

and left the poor Puppet helplessly knocked about by the wind.

Finally they gave up

175

  

    



p

 

 

   





    

p

 

           

183

Perc. 1

p

Perc. 2



 



Wind Chimes

p

        

  

p



 

Wind Chimes

p

     



  



 

 

190

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

   

 

 

 

  



 

 

  



 

 

  





 

 


ACT II

52

Score in C

VIII. First Do No Harm

   

e. = 76

Percussion 1

   



Wind Chimes

Percussion 2

Vibraphone 1

Vibraphone 2

Marimba

  

mf (sempre)

  

  

e. = 76

Piano

     

 



arco

mf



Wind Chimes

mf (sempre)



arco mf

 

  



 

 

      



        

 

8

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  

Vib. 2



 



      

 

         

       

   

(arco)



(Wind Chimes)

(Wind Chimes)

(arco)

Vib. 1

The blue-haired girl looked out her window.

       

 



  

    

 

 

16

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

She was really a very kind Fairy who had lived for more than a thousand years near the forest.

 

(arco)

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

 

 



(Wind Chimes)

 

 

      

(arco)

 

(Wind Chimes)

 

        

  

 



       


53

Seeing the poor little puppet being knocked helplessly about by the wind she clapped her hands together three times.

22

 

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

        

Perc. 1



           

  

(arco)

      

 

 

NARRATOR (clap. clap, clap)

(arco)

Mar.



(Wind Chimes)

 

At the signal, a loud whirr was heard...

 

 

 

 

 

and a large Falcon came and settled itself on the window ledge.

 

   

 

f

p

 

28

Perc. 1

 



(Wind Chimes)

                                                       Mar.                                      f f

     

p

f

 

A

30

Perc. 1

 



(Wind Chimes)

          Mar.                          f p f

                                                             

 

32

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

 

"What do you command my gracious fairy?" asked the Falcon.

 

(Wind Chimes)



           Mar.           

   

 



"Do you see that Puppet hanging from the limb of the great oak tree?

 

    arco         mf    

arco mf

  

         

(Wind Chimes)

   


54

38

Perc. 1

 

(Wind Chimes)

Perc. 2

Vib. 1

"Fly right to him, break the knot which holds him tied, take him down, and lay him gently on the grass at the foot of the oak."



         (arco)

Vib. 2

Mar.



                  (arco)

        

(Wind Chimes)

 



 

 

 

        

 

    f

43

Perc. 1

The Falcon flew off...

 

(Wind Chimes)



                                                      Mar.                              

  

45



(Wind Chimes)

                        Mar.       

Perc. 1

       

f

f

p

f

  

p

f

     

...and returned in two minutes.

 

p

f



 

      f

 

(Drop the wind chimes on the floor.)

48

Perc. 1

                                      Mar.                              

 

       

(Wind Chimes)

    

f

 

(lift up windchimes and places them on a flat surface)

51

Perc. 1

        Mar.                 f

Pno.



f p

 

The blue-haired girl carried the poor Puppet into a little room and immediately sent for the most distinguished doctors.

(Wind Chimes) p

 f

 

       

e = 76





e = 76

   

 f

  

 

     


Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 Pno.



 

 

 Vib. 1 

Pno.

 

Vib. 1

 

Pno.

     

     

  

   

 

 

   

Pno.

 

 

         

       

     

  

  

owl hoot)

 

 f

 

   

       

  

 

"In my opinion this Puppet is good and dead." (Crow call)

arco

   

    

     

  

 

 

       

 

"But if by some misfortune he should not be dead, (Crow call) (Crow call)

 

          

  

 

  

                                        

(Kazoo owl hoot)



      

"then it would be a sure

68 indication he is alive." (Kazoo

The Raven felt the puppet all over and solemly said:

f

  Perc. 2  

(Kazoo owl hoot)

      

    

          

 

         

           

    

 

and a Cricket (Narrator - Cricket Clicker)

63

Perc. 1

"I want to know" said the girl, "Whether this unfortunate Puppet is dead or alive."

59

 

  

 

An Owl, (Crow call)

     

      

    

 

A Raven,

55

55

 

      

  



  

"I am sorry to have to contradict my illustrious friend," said the Owl.

     

          

  



 

 

 

 

"On the contrary,"(Kazoo owl hoot)

    

    

         


56

 

 Perc. 2   73

Pno.

"this Puppet is still alive."

(Kazoo owl hoot)

"But if by some misfortune he should not be alive..." (Kazoo owl hoot)

     

                                                                                     

  

 



 

 

 

"...then it would be an indication that he is dead, indeed."

77

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 Pno.



 

(2 Kazoo owl hoots)

         

     

 

               

 

 

  

The Puppet who had been motionless like a true piece of wood, begin to shudder which made the whole bed shake.

 

           

Wind Chimes

p

 

cresc. molto

Snare        

  

p cresc. molto

 

  

"I say the best thing a prudent doctor can do when doesn't know what he is talking about (Narrator is to keep quiet," Cricket Clicker) said the Cricket.

 

 

        

83

Perc. 1

(cresc.)

 Perc. 2     

"He is a nasty boy," said he Cricket. (Narrator - Cricket Clicker)

  

          

ff

ff

(cresc.)

 

 

Pno.

 

 

e. =76

e. =76

 

                   

   

ff

  

  

  

 

"A loafer and a bum!" (Narrator - Cricket Clicker)

   

       

                 

 

  

   


57 "He is a disobedient child who will make his poor father die of a broken heart!" (Narrator - Cricket Clicker)

 Vib. 1  89

Pno.

            

       

                    

 

     p 

   

Upon lifting the sheets they discovered it was the Puppet who was crying and sobbing.

                    

At this point they heard stiffled crying and sobbing.

         

ordinario

   

    

 

 "When the deceased cries," said the Raven solemnly," it is an indication that he is on the road to recovery."

 e =76 Perc. 1   97

(Crow call)

 

 Vib. 1  

Perc. 2

e = 76

   Pno.

   

 

 



 

   

 f

   

  

  

 

 

    

Then the Blue-Haired girl dissolved a fine white powder in half a glass of water. Handing it to the Puppet she said tenderly:

 

 

(Kazoo owl hoot)

 

 

             f

 

"It grieves me to contradict my illustrious friend," said the Owl, "but when the deceased cries, it is an indication that he is sorry to die."

 

Cymbal

arco

 



  

p

   f

 

103

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Vib. 1

Pno.

 



"Drink this, and in a few days you'll be better."

 

"I don't want to drink that awful stuff," said the Puppet, bursting into tears.

 

Crash Cymbals

                             

  

 

f

 

 

"I won't!

             

Toms

f

At that moment the door opened and four Rabbitts came into the room.

I won't!" I won't!"

          

Snare + Cymb.

f

p


58

                      

109 (Snare)

Perc. 1

Mar.

 



                    Mar.   112

 

Mar.

        

 

             

Perc. 2

  

Perc. 1

  

Perc. 2

  

 

p

  

      Mar.    

 

 

 

f

 Vib. 1 

Mar.

  f

Pno.

 



  

 

      

 

 

6

   

6

6

  

    6

   

   

 6                   6 6

 

 

 

 

 

        

e. = 102 ordinario

 

(Flexatone)

...he emptied it in one gulp.

125



"To take me away? But I'm not even dead yet!" cried the Puppet. "I'll take that glass of medicine right now! And clutching the glass with both hands....

"We have come to take you away." replied the biggest Rabbit.

        

       

    



ff

        

They were black as ink and they carried a small coffin on their shoulders.

 120





 

 

ff

                 

  

 

 

Flexatone

    

   

(Snare + Cymb.)

"What do you want?" cried the Puppet sitting up straight with terror.

(Snare + Cymb.)

115

Perc. 1

  

f

 Perc. 1

 

      

p

p

e. = 102

6




59 In a few minutes, feeling much better, 128 he hopped out of bed.

 

 Vib. 1  Mar.

 



        

       

          



f



 

mf

mf

 

 Pno.



        

f

           

 

f

          

  Vib. 1   132

      Mar.   

       

( f)

f

 Pno.





       

      





      

        

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

                                    

  Vib. 1  

You see, wooden puppets have the privilage of rarely getting sick and of getting better very quickly....

135

Mar.

          ( f)

 Pno.

       

( f)





      

        

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

                      

           

         

( f)


60

Intermezzo II

Score in C

                       e. = 102

Clarinet in Bb

p

f

e. = 102

Piano

                        p

  

  

 "Where are the gold coins the Puppeteer gave you?" asked the Blue-Haired Girl.

             

4

Cl.

f

    f

Pno.

 

    

         



  

4

4

4

        4

pp

   

4     4             

 

           

(tremolo)

4

4

 "I've..lost them," said the Puppet. But he was telling a lie, because in fact he had them in his pocket.

                                

9

Cl.

f

p

f

p

 

p

Pno.

         

pp

 



"Where did you lose them?"

f

       


61

 

"Then we'll look for them, "...is always because everything lost nearby.... found again."

                       

"In the forest nearby."

13

Cl.

p

f

                   p

Pno.

  

  

pp

p

   

  

f

f

          

     

 

 "Ah, now that I think of it," said the Pupppet,

"I didn't lose the coins, but without realizing it..."

               

                   

18

Pno.

f

               

  

               

 "I swallowed them while drinking the medicine."

                             



20

p cresc.

Pno.

f

                                



23

 

Pno.

  mf



  

          

           

asked the Puppet.                  

The Blue-Haired Girl looked at him and laughed.

   

"Why are you laughing?"

f

            


 

62 27

 

   f

Pno.

 

  

 

    

 

 

  

         

   

 

"I'm laughing at the lies you've told."

  

 

   

 Meno mosso 29

Cl.

 

                       

   p

 

                    ff

Pno.

            

"How do you know I e. = 54 told a lie?" asked the Puppet.

Meno mosso e. = 54

 

 

                   

32

Cl.

  

 

    

 

p

Pno.

    

 

p cresc. poco a poco

            

                                p cresc. poco a poco

  



 

                                 

 "Lies, my dear boy, are quickly discovered. There are two kinds of lies:

 

35

Cl.

                

f

 Pno.

  

  

     f

"lies with short legs and lies with long noses.

f

  f



p

              

     p



Tempo primo

          e. = 102

pp

Tempo primo e. = 102

 


             

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                          

39

Cl.

f

           

  Pno.

f

p

       

ff

 

      



    

ff

       



ff



      





ff

       

42

Cl.

  

 Pno.

 

"Yours are clearly of the long-nosed variety."



 

fff

                   



fff

 

 

      

     



ff



      



      

                            fff f      p

45

Cl.

  Pno.

 

             

     

ff

      

pp

 

n

         ff

         


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IX: The Tempest

Score in C

   

e. = 102

Clarinet in Bb

Percussion 1

Percussion 2

Vibraphone 1

   

  

 

The next morning the Puppet set out for home.

    

                         f

Vibraphone 2

  

Marimba

  

e. = 102

Piano

     

 

  

Cymbal

p

                  

       

When he reached the seashore, it was crowded with people shouting and pointing.

6

Perc. 1

      Crash

  

Perc. 2

Vib. 1

 

 

f

    

       (Crash)

f

  

(Tom)

(Tom)                (Crash)

Crash

Tom

f

  

Tom

      

  

         

      

  

    

 

       

11

Perc. 1

"What has happened?" the Puppet asked a little old woman.

 Perc. 2   

   

     

 

( f)

( f)

      

    

 

 

    

"A poor father, having lost his child, has insisted on going out in a little boat to search for him beyond the sea..."

   


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16

Perc. 1

 

 

(Crash)

 

    

(Tom)

Perc. 2

 

( f)



(Crash)

 

 

(Tom)

 

( f)

 Pno.

12:10

                            p

12:14

f

p

f

12:10

p

12:14

                             

a piacere

  

17

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

   

 



 

 

 

 12:10

12:14

                         p

Pno.

f

p

(simile) 12:10

12:14

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

  

18

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

    

 



 

 

 

12:14

12:10

12:14

12:10

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

Pno.

                          


66

  

19

Perc. 1

(Tom)

(Crash)

    



 

(Tom)

Perc. 2

 

(Crash)

 

 

 

12:10

12:14

12:10

12:14

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

Pno.

                                (sim.)

  

20

Perc. 1

 

 

 Perc. 2      Pno.

 

 

  p

f

p

p

f

p

p

f

p

 



"But the waters are very rough today and the boat is about to go under!"

 

                                    12:10

12:10

    

      

12:14

12:14

 

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



23

Perc. 1

 

 

  Perc. 2   

 

 

p

f

p

p

f

p

p

f

p

 

                                  p

Pno.

"There it is, out there," said the old woman, pointing to a small boat which, seen from that distance, looked like a nutshell with a tiny, tiny man in it.

f

p

f

 

                                      




67

 Cl. 

Pine Eyes stared intently in that direction and after looking closely...

26

Perc. 1

 

 

  Perc. 2    Pno.

  p

    

      

     

bend note

 

  

f

p

 



 



  p

f

p

f

p

                         

f

p

p

f

p



f

p





  p



pp

  p

   

 

...he let out a piercing cry.

p







  

 "It's my Father!" "It's my Father!"

   31

Cl.

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

p





               f

cresc.

f

 

  

          Perc. 2              

34

p



 

f

  



(Tom)

      (Crash)

                 12:14

f

p

                     

             12:14                   

 

12:14

Pno.

f

p

Pno.

Perc. 1

 



(Tom)



 (Crash)



 

p

p

  



 

12:14

           f

p

 12:14 12:14                                            


68

  

 

(Crash)

36

Perc. 1

 Perc. 2    

(Tom)

12:14

   

p

Pno.

 

     

 

 

 

   

f 12:14

Meanwhile the little boat, tossed about by the fury of the seas, would disappear and reappear in the waves.

           

(Crash)

 p

 

          

  38

Cl.

Perc. 1

 Perc. 2    

     p

 

  f

f

Pno.

 

And Pine Eyes, standing on top of high rock, kept calling his father's name and signaling to him with his hands, his handkerchief and even his cap.

     f

   

 

     f

f

 

    

 

          p



  

   p



 

                                     



                                                Cl.  41

                f         Perc. 2    f      Perc. 1

Pno.

ff

 






   Cl. 

43

Perc. 1

   

     

 

  

(Crash)

   

(Crash)

Perc. 2

Pno.

 

 

69

 

All of a sudden there was a mighty wave.

 

           



46

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  



     



                              

p

Pno.



cresc.

                             

              

47

ff

Pno.

      



     p

                         


70

48

Perc. 1

  

(Crash)

   

(Crash)

Perc. 2





 



 





  f

  f



 



 

                                           12:14

f

Pno.



and the boat disappeared.

12:14

p

p

12:14                                         

12:14

 

50

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  

 

 

 

 



 



 

12:10                                               

Pno.

12:14

f

p

p

12:14 12:10                                       

 

52

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

  

Pno.

 

     



Everyone waited....

     



   



  



       

                                             f

   

12:10

p

f

p

                                      12:10


71

 

   

55

Perc. 1

(Crash)

  

 

but the boat was not seen again.

(Crash)                Perc. 2                                               Pno.

pp

mp

pp

pp

mp

pp

                                                 

 "Poor man!" said the Fishermen gathered at the shore, and muttering a prayer, they turned to go home.

 B. Cl.  59

 Vib. 1 



Vib. 2



Pno.

 

  

   

Meno mosso

 

e = 102 p

        p  

Meno mosso

e = 102





                           p 







   

            

 

 

 But just then they heard a desparate cry and turning around they saw a small boy leaping from the top of a reef and shouting:

    65

B. Cl.

               Vib. 2        

 

Vib. 1

Mar.



  

    

Tempo primo e. = 102

 

 

      ff

 

 

"I want to save my father!"

 

   

    

    ff

 

  

 


72 69                                       B. Cl.         f

Mar.

     f

 Pno.

    f





  





 

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

   

                                 





 

            

    

 Pine Eyes, being completely made of wood, floated easily and swam like a fish. At one moment they saw him carried down by the force of the waves, and then his arm or leg would reappear far away from the land.

72                                         B. Cl.                                  Mar.         

Pno.

                            

   

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

          



             

      B. Cl.          Mar.   75

(non dim.)

 Pno.

   

                                                         

     

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

                         

   

     

 

            


73 Finally he vanished from sight and they could see him no more.

78                                      B. Cl.       ( f)

Mar.

      ( f)

    

              Pno.

( f)

   



             

 

   

 

   

  

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

                           

81                                         B. Cl.                      Mar. 

 Pno.

   

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

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

                                       

The Puppet swam all night long.

84                                           B. Cl.       

 Pno.

  

                             

                                            


74 88                                      B. Cl.         ( f)                               Mar.   

( f)

 Pno.

    ( f)

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

                          

   

       

             

 91                                          B. Cl.                               Mar.        

Pno.

         

  

             

   

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

                          

 94          B. Cl.        Perc. 1 

And what a horrible night it was!

Perc. 2

Mar.

  

Pno.

 

   

 



            

               

        

( f)

 

 

       



It poured rain.

   

Triangle

                            

 

 

  f

     

 

 

 

Cymbal

                   



and it thundered,

Cymbal (Crash)

 

f

Triangle

 

( f)

It hailed,

  

       


 B. Cl.  100

Perc. 1

          

 

 

  

Vib. 1

Vib. 2



 







ff

Thunder sheet

 

Thunder sheet

Perc. 2

                  

                       ff

Pno.

75

and the lightning was so bright ...

       ff           ff             ff

        

...it appeared to be day!







                                                      

  



   



      



      



    106

B. Cl.

              Vib. 1   fff             Vib. 2    fff  

Pno.

Suddenly the horrible head of a Sea Monster rose from the water - coming at him with a huge gaping mouth and three rows of long sharp teeth!

                   

                   

  

  

  

  

  

  

                               fff

  

  

  

 

  

ff

        

   

He tried to avoid him to change his course....

   

           

ff

                  


76

 B. Cl.  111

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

 

Vib. 2

  

   



  

But that enormous gaping mouth kept coming at him!



ff

 

                        

           Pno.

 

 

Mar.

  

Vib. 1

    

to get away...

               

     

ff

            

                             



ff

    

     

            

                             

accel.

114                              B. Cl.          Perc. 1 

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

Perc. 2

Mar.

Pno.



 

        

  

                          

                 

 

accel.

      

                       

                               


77

(accel.)

116                        B. Cl.         

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Mar.



 

 

  

 

 

  

(accel.)

Pno.

          

                           

           

      

              

                           

118                            B. Cl.        

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Mar.

Pno.



 

        

                            

                      

 

        

      

              

                               


78 It was too late! Taking a deep breath, the Shark sucked in the poor Puppet and swallowed him so greedily that he fell right into his belly.

(accel.)

       B. Cl.    120

Perc. 2

Vib. 2

Mar.

(Crash)

 

sfzpp

 

 

(accel.)

Pno.

  



 

      

       

   

              

 

Tempo primo e. = 102

 

ff

ff

 

ff

                           ff

Tempo primo e. = 102

                                

            

              

          

123                  B. Cl. 

            

Vib. 2

  

Mar.

             

          

           



 

  

           

sfz

p

  

p

 



       

            

Pno.

   

 

ff

ff

sfz

p

ff

sfz

p

ff

  

                   

p

 

p

   p

    p

 

ppp


All around him was total darkness,

  Clarinet in Bb   

q = 52

Percussion 1

Percussion 2

Vibraphone 1

Vibraphone 2

Marimba 1

Marimba 2

  

 

 

    

 

 10

Org.

  

 Perc. 2   Org.

 Perc. 2   30

Org.

p



 

   



  p

f

  







 

p

p

f





























   

  

  

 



 



 

At first he could not understand where the wind came from, but then realized that is came from the monster's lungs.

p



 



   



Pine Eyes thought he saw a faint light in the distance.





The Shark suffered badly from asthma, and when he breathed, it was as if a cold north wind were blowing.

 

 

 

 

 

   

Bowed Cymbal

   

  





 

 

 

20



 

 

 

 

 

 

However, from time to time he felt cold gusts of wind bowing against his face.

 Perc. 2  

 

  

 

 

 

 

But he didn't hear a sound.

 

 

 

He listened very carefully:

 

 

 

 

a darkness so black and deep he thought he had fallen head first into an inkwell.

 

 

 

 

q = 52 Organ

Organ/ Piano

79

X: In The Belly of the Beast

Score in C



 

(sim)

   









So the Puppet set out unsteadily in the darkness.

 

   

























 

 







      

          

   

 

 

  



 

p cresc. poco a poco

       

   

         




80

 

   

34

Perc. 2

Org.

   40

Perc. 2

    

 



 

  

      

cresc. poco a poco

    

       









 









    f

55

       f

cresc.

     

(cresc.)

 

 

 

 

 



f









   

cresc.

 

  



 





       

   

  

p



  

      

         

     

 

   

f

After walking and walking....

 

 

 

 Vib. 1 

    

   



     

mf



(cresc.)

Org.

  







   

50

Vib. 2

            



  

mf

       Vib. 1  



                  

    

Org.



 

Vib. 2



  

mf cresc. poco a poco

Org.



  

The farther on he went the clearer and brighter the glimmer of light became..

45



   

he went one step at a time toward the faint light he saw glimmering far, far off.

 Vib. 1 

Vib. 2

    

 

   

Org.

          

Feeling his way along the inside of the Shark,

(Bowed Cymbal)

     

  


 Cl.   59

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

 

   

He found a small table set for a meal, and on it was a green glass bottle with a burning candle stuck in it....

 

    

ff

  

    

 

  Org.



   

p

ff

(cresc.)

  

p

 

     

mf

             

 

p

     

mf

ff

(cresc.)

and sitting at the table was a little old man, as white as if he were made of snow or whipped cream...

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

  

p

81

mf













   

   

64

Cl.

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

Org.

              

  



                 



  

   

















Org.

   

  



   

       

   

68

Vib. 2

 



Vib. 1



     

  Cl. 



 

     

he was munching on some small live fish, so that while he was eating them they would escape right out of his mouth....

        

   

     

 















    

 

 

 



 

    



At this sight the poor Puppet was filled with such great and sudden happiness that he almost dropped in a faint.



 

   p



   

 

 mf

 

  


82 He wanted to laugh, to cry, to say a thousand and one things,

 Cl.     mf   Mar. 1  

    

73

Mar. 2

p



        



 

f

p



 

p

 

(a piacere)

  

Org.

f

  

Vib. 1

Vib. 2

(gentle tremolo)  

        

89

 

f

 

    

     f

     

   

 

p

 

 

 

 

 

                    



   

    

    

 

 

"You can climb on my schoulders," said the Puppet, "and I, a fine swimmer, will carry you safely to shore. Follow me and have no fear."

 

Poco Più mosso; q = 72

 

             

  

 

 p





(Bowed Cymbal)

      



 

 

p

f

p

 

Poco Più mosso; q = 72

 







       

           

cresc. poco a poco

      

 

  



    

   

(Bend note)

 

 

(sim)

"Yes, yes, it is truly me!

 

      

p



(Bend note)

   

f

"Are my eyes deceiving me?" said the old man, rubbing them, "Are you really my own dear Pine Eyes?"

    

 

    

  

"But I cannot swim, my dear Pine Eyes."

 

They walked a long distance through the stomach and the whole body of the Shark.

p



 

                      

 

 

 Perc. 2   Org.

 

Org.

      



 

 

 

"And you have forgiven me! "There is no time to lose. "We can run out of the Oh, my dear father, how We must try to escape." Shark's mouth and dive good you are!" "Escape! But how?" into the sea."

82    Cl. 

Perc. 2

   

p

p

"Oh father, dear father," I found you at last! "Now I shall never, never, never, leave you again!"

  

p

77            Cl.             (dim.) p f  (gentle tremolo)             Vib. 2      f         Mar. 1   

p

        

 

f

   

p

At last he let out a cry of joy and opening wide his arms he threw them around the old man's neck.

   

dim. poco a poco

  

f

  

Org.

 

p

    

but all he could do was stand there stammering broken words.

       

     

   




83

 Perc. 2   93

Org.



 

 Perc. 1

Perc. 2

Perc. 1

 

(cresc.)

    

 

Perc. 1

Mar. 1

Mar. 2

 

   

121

 

     f

 

p

 

 

  

   

 

 

  

  

 

   

move to Piano

(Bowed Cymbal)

..and palpitations of the heart and he had to sleep with his mouth open.

 

  

 

  

Because the Shark was very old...

Muffled Drum  

   

When Pine Eyes looked up out of that enormous, gaping mouth, he could see the moon and beautiful bit of starry sky.

 

 

   

   

Triangle

115

Perc. 2

Vib. 1

      

  

 

109 ...he suffered from asthma....

     

When they reached the point where the huge throat of monster began, they decided to stop and see what would be the best moment to escape.

  Perc. 2               Org.



cresc.

      

    

  

        

   

 



mf

 

cresc. poco a poco

102

Perc. 1

mf

 



  



 

 



  

(cresc.)

98

   

     

    

    

 Perc. 2   Org.

 

(Bowed Cymbal)

  

 

   

        p   

 

 

  

 

         

 accel.  

 

He took his father by the hand, and walking tip toe they crossed the monster's tongue... .

Bell Tree



  

Muffled Drum  

 

   

p cresc. poco a poco

    

 

   p

 

     

cresc. poco a poco


84 126       Mar. 1

(cresc.)

Mar. 2

 

 

 

  

130

 



 

But before taking the great leap the Puppet said to his Father "Climb up onto my shoulders and hold on verytight. I'll take care of the rest!

 Cl. 

134

Mar. 2

 Pno.

 

 

 

  

  

p

Snare Drum

   

 

  

    

 

 

  

    



  

       

f

(cresc.)

Mar. 1

  

  

  



     

    



(cresc.)

Perc. 1

  

(cresc.)

      Mar. 1  

Mar. 2

     

...and three rows of teeth...

   f

  

  

  

( f)

f

(cresc.)

pp

 

e. = 102

             f

  

 

pp cresc.

 

e. = 102

             

 

 

Good Pine Eyes then threw himself fearlessly into the water and started swimming.

Piano

f

           

                     Cl.                    f Crash Cymbal     Perc. 1   138

ff

Mar. 2

Pno.



f

                      

                                                                                         


85

                                                     Vib. 1  mf                                     Mar. 2   141

The sea was as smooth as oil.

and the moon shone in all it's splendor...

Cl.

                                                                             

Pno.

                 Vib. 1               Mar. 2  144

Cl.

and the Shark went on sleeping so soundly...

                             

                    

                                                                                               

Pno.

             Cl.                              147

that not even a cannon shot could have awakened him.

                                  Mar. 2  

Perc. 1

Triangle

           

  mf

                                                                     

Pno.

Drum


86

  Cl.             150

                          Drum Bell Tree            Perc. 1                                        Mar. 2              

 Pno.

                  

         

           

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

            Cl.                           153

                                                   Mar. 2   

Perc. 1

                                                                       

Pno.

Drum

         

        Cl.                                                                        Mar. 2  156

                                                                                               

Pno.

                                Mar. 2   159

(repeat and fade out..................)

tutti dim. al niente

Cl.

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

tutti dim. al niente

Pno.

                            

                            

   


Score in C

XI: A Proper Boy    

rit. e. = 102

Clarinet in Bb

Percussion 1

Percussion 2 Vibraphone 1 Vibraphone 2 Marimba 1

Marimba 2

  Tom     

     

Crash

ff

  

 

Piano

Mar. 2

    

 Pno.

5

Perc. 1

Mar. 2

 

    





      

12:14

                 

 

  

 

 

 

12:10





  

  

                 12:10

                   

 

  

    

 

              

 

dim.

12:10

12:14

                 

   

 

                

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

(rit.)

12:14

12:10

   f 

ff

(rit.)

   

 

           

  

   

  

         

 

dim. (rit.)

Pno.

     

(rit.)



 

12:14

 3

Perc. 1

  

   

ff rit. e. = 102

  

 

 

  

     

  

87

12:14

            

  



 

 

 

dim. 12:14

                 


88

8

Perc. 1

  

(rit.)

  

(Crash)

(Tom)



  

    (dim.)

  

 

 

pp

(dim.)

Mar. 2

 

The day dawned.

  

 



                  pp

     (rit.)

Pno.

   (dim.)



 

  Cl.  

(rit.)

12

 Perc. 1  

                              f

pp

Cymbal

  

(rit.)

             pp

Pno.

 

 Cl.  15

Cl.

Mar. 1

"Just lean on my arm dear Father, and let's go on. We will walk step by step, as Ants do, and when we are tired, we will rest on the way."

  p

 

    

              

 

Meno Mosso e. = 66

          mf

e. = 66

    

 

mf



   

    

 

 

 

"We will search for a house or cottage where they will be kind enough to give us a piece of bread and some straw to sleep on."

      





      

  

            19



f

Meno Mosso



                  

          

 Mar. 1  

Pno.



Having reached the shore, the Puppet offered his arm to his Father who barely had the strength to stand.

let ring

 







   

 



 

    

           

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

 

          


89 Pine Eyes and his father calmly continued on their way until, after having gone another hundred steps, they saw, at the end of a country lane, a charming cottage built of straw.

 Cl.               23

Mar. 1

   

 Cl.  28

e. = 102

 Cl.



ff

  Mar. 1   

Perc. 2

 

p

    

(Triangle)

"A poor Father...

    p

 

 

      

   

  

 

    f

     

 

 

  

  

  

    

 

     

e = 76

 

 f 

 

   

 

(Cricket clicks)

 



e = 76

 

  

   



          



  

                             f

       

   

  





 

 

    

     

         

"I'll have pity on both the Father and the son, too; to teach you that in this world we must be kind to everybody whenever we can, if we want to be repaid with equal kindness in time of need."

    

 

Father and son looked up to the ceiling, and there on a beam sat the cricket.

"Oh my dear Cricket," said Pine Eyes, greeting him politely, "spare my poor old father."

 

 

"Here I am, up here!"

 

 

      

   

          

         

 

 

 

          

               

(bend)



                        

Pine Eyes turned the key and the door opened. As soon as they got in they looked everywhere but saw no one.

47

Pno.

mf

 

    

   Cl.       

 

...without bread and without a roof over ther heads."

 

"Turn the key and the door will open," said the same small voice.

       Mar. 1        

Pno.

 

Triangle

...and a poor son....

41   Cl.           

Perc. 1

 

mf

       

  

         

Wood block

35



"Who is it?" said a small voice from inside.

         Perc. 2  Mar. 1

 

                            



Più mosso

f



        

"Someone must live in this cottage," said Pine Eyes. "Let's go there and knock".

  

  


90

  Cl.   51

Mar. 1

Mar. 2

Pno.

  p

          

                  

 mp



 

   

    

         mf        

mf



       

 

  

 

           

  Cl.       

 

63

     Vib. 1          Vib. 2          sfp

     

     p

  

And while he slept...

Pno.

                    f dim.                           f

              

(dim.)

 

Meno mosso; q = 42

(dim.)

Pno.



f dim.

q =76

 Vib. 1 

Mar. 2

   

 

 Cl. 

Mar. 1

11:7

  

56

Vib. 2

 

q =76

When he had a good cry, he dried his eyes, and having prepared a nice little bed of straw and he made his old Father lie down on it.

f

 

   

      

p

                                     

          

   

e. = 76

 

  p

 

"Bravo Pine Eyes! Because of your good heart I forgive you for all the mischief you have done up to now...."

         f

f



p

   

bowed

 

                         

 

p

       

e. = 76



 

bowed

 

pp

 

Then he went to bed and fell fast asleep.

Meno mosso; q = 42

         

...he dreamed he saw the Blue Fairy all smiling and beautiful. who gave him a kiss and said:



   

          

 

     

     

 

 

mf

  con

        

 

      


91

 Cl.  69

"...Boys who take loving care of their parents when they are sick and in need always deserve a great deal of praise, even if they cannot be commended as models of obedience and good behaviour. Be sensible and good in the future and you'll be happy."

 (bowed)      Vib. 1   Vib. 2

         

Pno.

 



        

 

 

  

Pno.



q = 102

      

   

Vib. 2

 

           (cresc.)

    85





 

 

(cresc.)

Pno.

           (cresc.)

   

 

  

  

normal

        

    

     

  





       

              

  

 

normal

p cresc. molto

  

   

    

 

cresc. sempre

    

p cresc.

 

cresc. molto

  

 

He looked around and instead of the straw walls of the cottage, he saw a beautiful room, furnished and decorated with tasteful simplicity, and a new cap and leather ankle-boots that fitted him to perfection!

 Vib. 1 

   



              

(cresc.)

Pno.

   



 

cresc. poco a poco

 Vib. 2    80

  



p

p

Imagine his amazement when, on awakening, he found he was no longer a wooden puppet but a boy like other boys!

Più mosso

       

      

           

 

q = 102

 Vib. 2 

   

  

Più mosso

75

Cl.

    

(bowed)

Here the dream ended, and Pine Eyes awoke with his eyes wide open.

  

   

 

         

"But where is my Father ?" he cried out and ran into the next room.

     

ff

ff

               

    

 

  

   


92

   Vib. 1   89

e. = 102

f

Vib. 2

    

   

 

   

 

      

   

   

     

 

   

    

 

   

  

                                                  e. = 102

Pno.

    f

   

      



  

   

        



 There stood his Father - healthy and cheerful as he was in younger days.

  Vib. 1  

   

  

    

  

    

 

      

   

 

 

    



  

    

 

       

93

Vib. 2

Pno.

"Dear Father tell me, what has caused this sudden change?" Pine Eyes asked him, thrwoing his arms around him and kissing him.

   Cl.      97

Meno mosso; q = 64

          

          

 

 

 

 

 

f

  Vib. 1  

p

  

p

101

Vib. 2

             

      

     

   

    f

 

  



           



    

   

    



     

 

tremolo

       

tremolo

f

"This sudden change is all your doing," said his Father. "Because when children go from bad to good, they have the power of making things happy and new in their families."

  Cl.   Vib. 1



                                                                                          

Vib. 2





   

 

    

 

 



  

  




93

 Cl.   105

Vib. 1

   

   

           

     

 Cl.  110

 Vib. 1    Pno.



x = 102

  

 

 

    

                 p     bowed          p  p

bowed

 x = 102

  

  Cl. 

(rit.)

"And how glad I am now to be a proper boy!"

      

Più mosso e =102



f dim. poco a poco

      



   

     

f dim. poco a poco

f dim. poco a poco Più mosso e =102

f



 

   Vib. 1 

 





Vib. 2



(dim.)



 









  

dim. poco a poco

  



rit.



   



   

(dim.) (rit.)

    Pno.

rit.



 



(dim.)

 

              

 

p

 114

 

p

p

dim.

"How funny I was when I was a puppet. .."

 

(bend)

  

      

          

Vib. 2

  

 

dim. Vib. 2

     

"And that old Pine Eyes. where could he be hiding?"

"There he is," said his Father and he pointed to a large puppet leaning against a chair, his head turned to one side, his arms hanging limp, and his legs twisted under him.

    (dim.)          

                                             

   

 

Martin Bresnick: Pine Eyes  

Pine Eyes - Martin Bresnick

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