Literature Analyses

Arranged by John Edmondson

Publisher: California Music Press
Year Published: 1971 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Victoria E. Hays - Spring 2000
Style/Form:  Introduction (m.1 - m.8); A (m.9 - m.24); A' (m.25 - m.40); A'' (m. 79 - end)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One flat (m.1 - m.24); two flats (m.25 - m.40); three flats (m.41 - m.60)
Time Signatures: 3/4 (m.1 - m.24); 4/4 (m.25 - m.40); 3/4 (m.41 -end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute up to d2 , down to b-flat; Oboe up to b-flat1, down to f;  Clarinet 1 up to c2, down to d; Clarinet 2 up to f1, down to B-flat; Clarinet 3 up to a, down to G; Bass Clarinet up to f, down to F; Alto Sax 1 up to a1, down to g; Alto Sax 2 up to f1, down to f-sharp; Tenor Sax up to c1, down to d; Bari Sax up to b, down to c
    Cornet 1 up to d1, down to c; Cornet 2 up to b, down to c; Horn in F 1&2 up to c1, down to B; Trombone 1 up to d, down to F; Trombone 2 up to C, down to BB - flat; Baritone up to G, down to BB-flat; Tuba up to D, down to BBB-flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 2
    Level 1
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Cornet/Trumpet 1, Cornet/Trumpet 2, Horn in F 1& 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone/Basson, Tuba, Percussion 
Percussion: (3 players) Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals, Bells
Conductor Score: Semi Score (3 lines for woodwinds, 5 lines for brass, 1 line for percussion)
Length/Timing: 4 minutes, 15 seconds (128 measures)
  • Measures numbered in score
  • Rolls in snare (m. 44-m. 52)
  • Percussion solo at measure 24
  • French Horns optional
  • Tuba, Bass Clarinet, and Bari Sax are on same part
  • Baritone/Tenor Sax/Bassoon on same line in score
  • Baritone and Bassoon parts are printed on the same page

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