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Buss-Incantation(SP)

Model: BUSS MUS 88

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INCANTATION (1994) for Bb trumpet and one percussion by Howard J. Buss evokes the mystery and enchantment of the sorcerer's ritual. Tightly structured sections contrast with free-form passages in a manner analogous to the interaction of or...
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INCANTATION (1994) for Bb trumpet and one percussion by Howard J. Buss evokes the mystery and enchantment of the sorcerer's ritual. Tightly structured sections contrast with free-form passages in a manner analogous to the interaction of order and mysticism in an incantation. Printed in the preface to the score is the poem "Incantation" (see below) by the composer which may be narrated before the performance and/or used as written program notes.

Number of Players: 2
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Trumpet

  • Player II: Vibraphone, 4 Temple Blocks, 2 Suspended Cymbals, Tam-Tam, Wind Chimes, Hi-Hat, Tambourine, Bell Tree


  • Howard J. Buss (b. 1951) is recognized  internationally as a significant composer of contemporary classical music. His compositions have received critical acclaim and have been performed in more than 50 countries. His music is widely performed and frequently featured at national and international music conventions and festivals. They have been performed by faculty musicians from major universities as well as current and former members of prestigious organizations such as The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony,  Atlanta Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, etc.   A copy of his patriotic composition Fanfares is included in the Presidential Collection of Ronald Reagan. Buss' more than 120 published works include instrumental solos, chamber music, symphonic, choral, and band works. They are fast becoming part of the standard repertoire in concert halls.

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