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Sheet Music

And Rehearsal Materials

Sogno di Volare



Instrumentation:
  • Orchestra and Chorus
Alternate Arrangement:
  • Concert Band
Text: Writings by Leonardo da Vinci (sung in Italian)
Duration: 4 min
Year: 2016


Performance History: First performed at Cadogan Hall, London by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Angel City Chorale, Prima Vocal Ensemble, and Lucis, conducted by Christopher Tin, July 19, 2016.

Program Notes: "Sogno di Volare" is a setting of modern-Italian adaptations of Leonardo da Vinci's writings on flight. It was originally composed as the theme song to the video game 'Civilization VI'. The piece is based around the concept of exploration: both physically, in seeking out new lands, but also intellectually, in seeking out new frontiers of science, technology, and humanities.

FROM CHRISTOPHER: "My favorite way to describe Sogno di Volare is that it celebrates human exceptionalism."


PURCHASE/RENTAL

Full Score and Parts
2(2dPicc).2.2.Bsn,Cbsn/4.3.2+1.1/Timp+5/Pno(dCel)/Harp/Strings
[Perc: GC, Tam-tam, SD, Ptti, SusCym, Tri, Chimes]
  • North America Rental: Boosey & Hawkes
  • Rest-of-World Rental: Boosey & Hawkes


  • Vocal Score
    SSATBB, Piano
  • North America Purchase: Hal Leonard
  • Rest-of-World Purchase: Boosey & Hawkes


  • Concert Band with Chorus
    Educational Concert Band Arrangement with Choir

  • North America Rental: Boosey & Hawkes
  • Rest-of-World Rental: Boosey & Hawkes