Literature Analyses

Written by David Holsinger

Publisher: Wingert-Jones Music, Inc.
Year Published:< 1991
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = none

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 2

Reviewed by: Gabriel Rosas - Spring 2000
Style/Form: A-B-A Form
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Two flats (m. 1-21), Three flats (m.22-43)
Time Signatures: 4/4 (with one measure of 2/4 at m. 20)
Ranges: Woodwinds:

          Flute up to b-flat 1, down to b-flat; Oboe up to b-flat 1, down to e-flat; Clarinet 1 up to a-flat 1, down to c; Clarinet 2 
             up to d-1, down to A-flat; Alto Clarinet up to c-1, down to c; Bass Clarinet up to c-1, down to G; Alto Sax 1 up to 
          g-1, down to g; Alto Sax 2 up to g-1, down to e; Tenor Sax up to f-1, down to c; Baritone Sax up to c-1, down to c


    Trumpet 1 up to f-1, down to c; Trumpet 2 up to d-1, down to c; F Horn up to e-flat 1, down to A; Trombone 1 up to e-flat, down to D; Trombone 2 up to c, down to BB-flat; Baritone up to e-1, down to c; Tuba up to C, down to BBB-flat
Rhythm: Winds:
    Level  2
    Level 2
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, F Horn, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone, Tuba, Mallets, Percussion
Percussion: Bells, Small Triangle, Suspended Cymbal/Bass Drum, Timpani
Conductor Score: Condensed score
Length/Timing: 3 minutes (43 measures)
  • Wide range of dynamics- ( p, mp, mf, f, )
  • Modulation from B-flat concert to E-flat concert
  • Need to know arpeggios for B-flat concert and E-flat concert (also inverted G-flat concert)
  • Intense sustained passages through-out with a few accidentals
  • Use of Tenuto, Allargando, and Rallentando
  • No Snare Drum

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