Sheet Music

Thrashing - for Symphonic Band

Alternative title from Hangs and Crashes for Symphonic Band
ComposerJason McChristian
PublisherJason McChristian
Genre Classical / Symphonic music
Instrumentation Piano, Flute, Flute piccolo, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Trombone basso, Euphonium, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Double bass, Timpani, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Mallets, Baritone Saxophone, Drum set, Percussion
Scored forSymphonic band
Type of scoreFull score, Parts
Duration 4'0"
Difficulty Advanced
Year of composition 2016
A hang is a computer term for the failure of a program to continue to respond to signals, causing the operating system to freeze. Hangs occur in different ways, but this work depicts one common symptom of the hang: "thrashing", the exhaustion of memory from rapidly exchanging data. Depicting failing machines, this is music marked by frequent reboots, constant bleeps, bops, clicks, the occasional rude interruption, and makes use of ever-repeating musical figures to help depict an eternal state of stuck.

Upload date 16 Oct 2017

Sheet music file 40.00 USD
5.57 Mb
(119 p.)


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