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This is the Rope (2023)

for Narrator and Orchestra

Inspired by the book “This Is the Rope:
A Story from the Great Migration” Story by Jacqueline Woodson

Composed January-February 2023

Scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, 2 percussion, harp, strings

Percussion 1: Tambourine, Triangle

Percussion 2: Suspended Cymbal, Vibraphone

17 Minutes

This production was commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Symphony Orchestra and was first produced at the Kennedy Center with the NSO during the 2022-2023 season



National Symphony Orchestra; Kyle Dickson conducting - April 2, 2023

For score and part rental information

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This is the Rope - Quinn Mason
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