Literature Analyses

Written by  F.W. Meacham
Arranged by Ed Huckeby

Publisher: Birch Island Music Press
Year Published: 1991 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = Not Rated

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Not on PML

Reviewed by:  Paul A. Salinas - Fall 2000
Style/Form: Intro; AA'BCAA'DAA'; Finale
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Three flats (m.1 - m.44); two flats (m.45 - m.68); one flat (m.69 - end) 
Time Signatures: Cut-time
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute down to g; Clarinet 1 up to e1, down to F; Clarinet 2 up to c1 down to E; Alto Sax up to b1, down to d
    Trumpet 1 up to f1, down to b ; Horn in F 1 up to d1; Trombone 1 up to f
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 3
    Level 3
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, E flat Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn in F, Trombone 1, Trombone 2,  Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Basses, Percussion 1, Percussion 2, Percussion 3
Percussion: Perc 1: Snare and Bass Drums;  Perc 2: Cymbals and Triangle; Perc 3: Timpani
Conductor Score: Partial Condensed Score ( Seven lines plus Percussion)
Length/Timing: 2 minutes (100 measures)
  • Piccolo doubled in Flute
  • Frequent use of accents and marcato markings
  • Flute part divisi
  • Percussion used throughout
  • Snare drum uses drag
  • Everyone plays melody at least once
  • Woodwind sections featured at beginning and end of piece

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