Ad Parnassum

for Chamber Ensemble

Steven Stucky

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Chamber Ensemble
Instrumentation: Flute (Alto Flute), Clarinet in B-flat (Bass Clarinet), Percussion (1 Player): Marimba, Vibraphone (motor off), Tam-tam, Bass Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Piano, Violin, Cello
Item Number: 144-40684
Number of Pages: 36+52
Duration: :10:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

Written for the 30th anniversary of Boston Musica Viva (1998), Ad Parnassum is a single-movement construct of murky, mysterious tone. Stucky slowly builds his material in tension, layering motifs and falling back, building and falling back, until finally reaching a hammering crescendo, then quietly fading back into the ether. Steven Stucky conducts Ensemble X (a contemporary music group he co-founded in 1997) in Ad Parnassum, as it appears on the Albany album In Shadow, In Light ( For advanced performers.


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Scores & Parts

Ad Parnassum - Set of Parts
Ad Parnassum - Full Score - Study

Additional Information

Duration 10:00