Symphony of the Sacred Forest    by Gary Dov Gertzweig
Performed by the Valley Symphony Arranged and Orchestrated by Kirk Hunter and Cary Belling

ORCHESTRA 

 

2 Flutes,

Piccolo,

2 Oboes (English Horn Double),

2 Clarinets in Bb,

2 Bassoons,

4 Horns in F,

3 Trumpets in Bb,

2 Tenor Trombones,

Bass Trombone, Tuba,

Timpani (Various Percussion),

Rhythm Section: Piano, Electric Bass,

Trap Set,

Harp & Strings,

4 percussionists including Timpanist plus trap set drummer,

Alto Vocal Soloist (optional).

Rhythm Section: Piano, Electric Bass, Trap Set

Harp

Strings

Full Duration: 25 min. approx.

Minimized Length Duration: 11 min.

11:00 

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Can you hear the splash of the salmon

Flying up a sparkling stream?

Do you feel the stillness surrounding?

Can you awaken inside a grand dream?

Do you sense the world that is hidden?

Do you feel the wisdom of the land?

Do you notice the trees in their splendor

hold us all in the palm of their hand.

Symphony, a Sacred Forest

A call to all the lands!

Harmony of past and future

Trees of every nation

together a forest stands..

Connect, like the roots of the pines

rejoice with the oaks stretching round and high.

the leaves form the soil for seeds to grow

we breathe the air through which the birds fly..

Symphony, a Sacred Forest

A call to all the lands!

Harmony of past and future

Trees of every nation

together a forest stands..