Literature Analyses

Written by  John Kinyon

Publisher: Warner Bros. Publication Inc.
Year Published: 1981
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Paul A. Salinas - Spring 2000
Style/Form: A B A'
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Three flats
Time Signatures: 4/4 (m.1 - m.28); 6/8 (m.29 - m.64); 4/4 (m.65 - end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute down to f, up to e flat2; Oboe up to b flat1; Bassoon down to DDflat, up to c; Clarinet 1 up to f2; Clarinet 2 down to G, up to a1; Clarinet 3 up to f1; Alto Sax 1 down to d, up to b1; Tenor Sax up to c2; Bari Sax down to B
    Cornet 1 up to f1; Cornet 2 up to d1; Trombone 1 up to e flat; Trombone 2 up to e flat; Baritone down to GG; Tuba down to BBB flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 2
    Level 2
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Bass Clarinet,  Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax , Cornet 1, Cornet 2, Cornet 3, Horn in F, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone BC, Tuba, Percussion
Percussion: Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Bells, Triangle
Conductor Score: Partially condensed score
Length/Timing: 3 minutes, 15 seconds (80 measures)
  • "A" sections begin with four measure introduction
  • Intro section has most instruments divisi
  • Oboe part doubled by Flute
  • Low woodwind and low brass doubled
  • 6/8 section repeats same dotted eighth,sixteenth, eighth, eighth note triplet pattern in every measure
  • Grand pause in meausre 56
  • Dynamics in mp through most of piece, reaches f only once. 

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