Tidestar Pulling
An elegy for orchestra.

Duration: 14'
Difficulty: 3/5

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2 Flutes
2 Oboes (2nd doubling English horn)
2 Clarinets in B
2 Bassoons
2 Horns in F
2 Trumpets in B
2 Tenor Trombones
Bass Trombone

Percussion (3 players)
     Tuned Gongs (ossia Vibraphone) (F, F#, G, A, Bb, C, Db, D, Eb, F, F# and G)
     Crotales (ossia Glockenspiel) (G, A, Bb, C and D)

Commission & Performance History
Tidestar Pulling was commissioned by the Clear Lake Symphony through a grant from the Ernest B. Fay Memorial Endowment Fund. It was premiered on April 3, 2004 at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Nassau Bay, TX by the Clear Lake Symphony under the direction of Dr. Charles Johnson.