Auringon Noustessa (At Sunrise)
About 5 minutes.
The piece was arranged for a five-part adaptable ensemble and optional but
recommended percussion parts for up to four players. This arrangement can be
performed by concert band with as few as five players, string orchestra, brass
ensemble, clarinet choir, saxophone choir, or woodwind choir.
A minimum of five players is required, one from each of the parts listed below.
Should you have more than five players, please double parts in a manner that retains
a reasonable balance. The four percussion parts, while desirable, are completely
optional. Should you have fewer than four percussionists available, the priority
order for assigning parts should be: timpani, triangle/chimes, suspended cymbal,
The instrumentation is as follows:
PART 1: Flute, Oboe, Violin, Bb Clarinet, Bb Soprano Saxophone, Bb Trumpet
PART 2: Oboe, Violin, Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet, Eb Alto Saxophone
PART 3: Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet, Eb Alto Saxophone, F Horn, Violin, Viola
PART 4: Bb Bass Clarinet, Bb Tenor Saxophone, F Horn, Bassoon, Trombone,
PART 5: Bb Bass Clarinet, Bb Contrabass Clarinet, Eb Contra Alto Clarinet, Eb
Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Cello, Double Bass
PERCUSSION (optional): Timpani, Triangle/Chimes, Suspended Cymbal, Bass