The Atlantic Ocean is a magic place.
The legend of the continent of Atlantis lives on
2 Clarinets in E flat
2 Clarinets in A
10 First Violins
10 Second Violins
6 Double Basses
4 French Horns in F
2 Trumpets in C
2 Trumpets in Bflat
3 Tenor Trombones
Full score (student copy)
Full score (conductor's copy
Symphony #. 2 op. 10
1. Earth - The Continent of Atlantis
2. Wind - The Promise of a New World
3. Water - The Vast Atlantic Ocean
not only in its name but also in its immense
power, its complexity, in the deep voice of
its waves and the endlessness of its horizon.
It connects (not: separates) the Old World and the New, the abstract and the concreet, dream and reality. Whoever sails on its waters experiences that connection.
The Sinfonia Atlantica was composed in Titusville and completed on September 21, 2006.