Literature Analyses

Written by  Elliot Del Borgo

Publisher: Music Works; distr. Hal Leonard 
Year Published: 1995
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Gabriel Rosas - Spring 2000
Style/Form: A-B-A  Allegro (m. 1-46) ; Cantabile (m. 47-67) ; allegro (m. 68-136)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Two flats and Three flats
Time Signatures: 4/4
Ranges: Woodwinds: Flutes 1 and 2 up to f2 ,down to low f ; Oboe 1 up to b-flat 1,down to d  ; Bassoon up to  c ,down to AA-flat; Clarinet 1 up to a1, down to F; Clairinet          2up  to a , down to F ; Clarinet 3 up to a ,down to F; Bass Clarinet up to b-flat,down to  low E; Alto Sax 1 up to  b-flat 1, down to f ; Alto Sax 2 up to b-flat 1, down to f; Tenor Sax up to g-1 ,down to c ; Baritone Sax  up to g-1, down to f


    Trumpet 1 up to e1 (several times),down to c (one time); Trumpet 2 up to c-1,down to c; Horn in F 1 up to c-1, down to b-flatf; Trombone 1 up to d-flat, down to AA-flat (one time); Euphonium up to b-flat, down to AA- flat; Tuba up to B-flat, down to AAA-flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 2
    Level 2
Instrumentation: Flute 1, Flute 2 ,Oboe,  Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Bass Clarinet (Contrabass Clarinet), Bassoon, Alto Sax (Alto Clarinet), Tenor Sax, Bari Sax (Contralto Clarinet), Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2,  Horn in F 1,  Trombone 1,  Euphonium bass cleff , Bells/Triangle/Suspended Cymbal/Snare Drum/Bass Drum, Timpani
Percussion: Bells, Triangle,Suspended Cymbal, Timpani
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 4 minutes,10 seconds (136 measures)
  • score measures are numbered (but not parts)
  • active percussion parts
  • few stylistic articulations
  • unusual transition between section (A-B-A)
  • single printed occurences of decrescendo, no use of crescendo
  • no occurences of retardando, even in transitions
  • brief use of canon
  • exposed trumpet section slow (4 measures) ; unaccompanied

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