Literature Analyses

Written by  Orazio Vecchi/Larry  D. Daehn

Publisher: Daehn Publications
Year Published: 1990 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Ray Diaz de Leon - Spring 2000
Style/Form: Introduction (m.1 - m.5); ABA; Coda
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One Flat
Time Signatures: 4/4; 3/4; 2/4;
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Piccolo up to e2, down to f1; Flute up to e2, down to c1; Oboe up to b1, down to f; Bassoon up to g1 down to A; Clarinet 1 up to c2, down to c; Clarinet 2 up to a1, down to G; Clarinet 3 up to c1, down to E; Alto Clarinet up to d1, down to E; Alto Sax 1 up to c2, down to e; Alto Sax 2 up to g1, down to d; Tenor Sax up to a1 down to d; Bari Sax up to g1, down to d; Bass Clarinet up to c1 down to E
    Cornet 1 up to f1, down to B; Cornet 2 up to c1, down to d; Cornet 3 up to c1, down to d; Horn in F 1 up to c-sharp1, down to d; Trombone 1 up to f, down to C; Trombone 2 up to d, down to BB-flat; Baritone up to B-flat, down to GG; Tuba up to EE-flat, down to GGG
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 1
    Level 1
Instrumentation: Flute (and Piccolo), Oboe, Alto Clarinet, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Cornet 1, Cornet 2, Cornet 3, Horn in F, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba, Mallet Percussion, Percussion
Percussion: Bells, Xylophone, Snare drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Tambourine, Triangle
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 2 minutes, 15 seconds (approx.); 71measures
  • Short intro. with unison clapping of hands
  • Dynamics are from p to f
  • Excellent piece for teaching meter changes
  • Heavy use of accidentals
  • D.S. at m.66
  • Flute and piccolo are written divisi on the same page
  • Bassoon, Oboe, and F Horn have several divisi sections
  • Baritone TC part included

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