The Past is Always Present

Sean O'Loughlin

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Concert Band
Instrumentation: Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe (Optional Flute 1), Clarinet 1 in B-flat, Clarinet 2 in B-flat, Clarinet 3 in B-flat, Bass Clarinet in B-flat, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone 1 in E-flat, Alto Saxophone 2 in E-flat, Tenor Saxophone in B-flat, Baritone Saxophone in E-flat, Trumpet 1 in B-flat, Trumpet 2 in B-flat, Trumpet 3 in B-flat, Horn 1 in F, Horn 2 in F, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Euphonium, Euphonium TC in B-flat, Tuba, Mallet Percussion (Vibraphone), Timpani, Percussion 1 (Snare Drum, Bass Drum), Percussion 2 (Rain Stick, Mark Tree, Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Tam-tam, Triangle, Tambourine, Bongos)
Item Number: CPS209
Duration: 5:32
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


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The Past is Always Present begins with a reverent melody for solo flute that invokes voices from the past. This theme becomes the cornerstone of the entire work leading the listener on a journey that is at times reflective and at others bold and broad. Perfect for contest and festival performance, this piece contains all of the signature styling that has made Sean O'Loughlin's works some of the most popular for bands today.

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