Literature Analyses

Written by  J.S. Bach
Arranged by Larry Daehn

Publisher: Daehn Publications
Year Published: 1988 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 2

1999- 2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 2

Reviewed by: Michael Burnias - Spring 2000
Style/Form: Fugue beginning with Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Alto Sax 1 (m.1- m.6), then Flute 2, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax (m.6- m.12)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Two flats
Time Signatures: 3/4 
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute up to g2; E-flat Clarinet up to c2, down to a; Clarinet 1 up to d2, down to d, E-flat Alto Clarinet up to b down to E; Bass Clarinet up to c1; Alto Sax up to c2; Tenor Sax up to a1; Bari Sax up to a1, down to d
    Cornet 1 up to f1, down to e; Cornet 3 up to e1 (one time); Horn in F 1 up to d1; Trombone 1 up to f; Baritone T.C. up to e1, down to b; Tuba up to D, down to GGG
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 3
    Level 1
Instrumentation: Piccolo,Flute1, Flute 2, Oboe, E-flat Clarinet, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, E-flat Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Cornet 1, Cornet 2, Cornet 3, Horn in F 1, Horn in F 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba, Percussion (optional)
Percussion: (Marked Optional) Bells, Chimes, Timpani (3 players needed)
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 1 minute, 50 seconds (56 measures) 
  • Piccolo and Flute 1 are on the same page
  • This piece includes a part for Soprano and E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • Clarinet 1 part has divided lines
  • Bass Clarinet plays over the break throughout the piece
  • Bass Clarinet and Bari Sax has low brass cues
  • Bassoon has Baritone cues
  • Alto Sax 1 and 2 has coronet cues
  • Very comfortable range for Cornet 1
  • Horn in F 1 and 2, as well as Trombone 1 and 2 have a combined part with divided lines
  • Percussion, although marked optional, has very simple rhythms
  • Very accessible piece for young players

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