The Redwood and the Sapling

By: Matthew Scott Phillips
For: Orchestra
page one of The Redwood and the Sapling

Buy this score now

The Redwood and the Sapling

$5.00

from $1.50

(+ VAT when applicable)

Preview individual parts:

PDF icon

Instant download

You are purchasing high quality sheet music PDF files suitable for printing or viewing on digital devices.
Composer
Matthew Scott Phillips
Year of composition
2011
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
8 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
License details
For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

The Redwood trees of California and Oregan are among the largest living things on the planet. The Hyperion, a Coast Redwood in Northern California is the tallest tree in the world. Another Redwood, the General Sherman, is the largest; over fifty-six feet in diameter.

These trees do not, however, begin their existance as towering giants. They can spend centuries merely as young trees: saplings that struggle to reach their full potential. But as the decades wear on, they gradually reach hights equalling or surpassing their parent Sequoias.

This concert overture (written specifically for a young orchestra) is a partial description of the struggle into maturity that is a part of all living things. As we begin our lives, our individuality, talents, and self expression often seem small in comparison to that of our elders. But within each of us is the innate ablity to achieve our own personal greatness.

To purchase this score, please add it to your cart above. To purchase music not currently available on Score Exchange or for extended license requests, please contact the publisher directly.

Reviews of The Redwood and the Sapling

Sorry, there's no reviews of this score yet. Please .