Only Light, Only Love, Leslie Gilreath Concert Band Grade 4

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SKU 24200

Based on a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Only Light, Only Love is an affirmation of an undying belief in light and love and the overwhelming need for both in our world today. It highlights beauty in the midst of struggle, with the realization that love is ultimately the key to a sense of overcoming in the face of darkness hatred.

Sample Score

Program Notes

Only Light, Only Love is based on a quote from Dr Martin Luther King Jr.:
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness.
Only light can do that.
Hate Cannot drive out hate.
Only love can do that.”

This piece is an affirmation of an undying belief in light and love and the overwhelming need for both in our world today. It highlights beauty in the midst of struggle, with the realization that love is ultimately the key to a sense of overcoming in the face of darkness hatred. Only Light, Only Lovewas commissioned by James Barnes and the Blythewood High School Wind Symphony and is dedicated to Alfred Watkins.

Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
B-flat Clarinet 1
B-flat Clarinet 2
B-flat Clarinet 3
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone 1
E-flat Alto Saxophone2
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone

B-flat Trumpet 1
B-flat Trumpet 2
B-flat Trumpet 3
F Horn 1
F Horn 2
F Horn 3
F Horn 4
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Baritone T.C.
Tuba

String Bass
Piano

Percussion 1: Timpani (4 drums)
Percussion 2: Bells
Percussion 3: Vibraphone, Chimes
Percussion 4: Crotales (low octave)
Percussion 5: Suspended Cymbal
Percussion 6: 3 Triangles, Wind Chimes

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