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Matthew H. Fields
Matthew H. Fields
Composer
Selected Chamber Works
 

Accidental Heroes of
September 2001 and
Every Day

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Duration

5 3/4 minutes

Program Note

"On that odious day, I was in a tenth-floor apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, from which we saw smoke rising across the Potomac River all day.

"While other composers fell silent or wrote laments on that occasion, I wrote a tragic march in honor of the firefighters, police, and volunteers who placed themselves in harm's way in a desparate attempt to save lives."

--Matthew H. Fields

Instrumentation

  • two trumpets
  • horn
  • trombone
  • tuba
  • two bass drums

Year of Composition

2002.

Score

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