Sharpe - Escape from Death's Door

Sharpe - Escape from Death's Door


Escape from Death’s Door is an exciting new quartet piece sure to entertain audiences. Written in 2018 by Chris M. Sharpe, this trombone quartet work was inspired by the sights and history of Door County, Wisconsin, and uses songs from both native and migratory birds associated with the area. Performers and audience members alike will enjoy the shifts between 3/4 and 6/8 rhythms and the relentless drive to the ending. Add this work to your next quartet recital for an interesting palate cleanser between larger works, or use it as an opener that’s sure to grab everyone’s attention!

Length: 4 minutes

Range: 1st tenor part reaches A4 once, 2nd tenor part reaches Bb4 once. All parts in bass clef, 2nd part has 2 measures of tenor clef. Bass part goes down to pedal A once, remains near the bottom of bass clef for most of the piece.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to listen to a MIDI representation of the piece.

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