Literature Analyses

Written by  Robert Schumann
Arranged by Doug Hartzell

Publisher: Manhattan Beach Music
Year Published: 1986 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 2

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 2

Reviewed by: Paul A. Salinas - Spring 2000
Style/Form: Two movements: I. Highland Lullaby - through composed.  II. Soldier's Song - ABAB
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One flat
Time Signatures: 4/4 
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Oboe down to d; Clarinet 1 up to a1 down to e; Clarinet 2 up to d1 down to G; Alto Sax up to c2
    Trumpet 1 up to d1, down to d; Trumpet 2 up to b, down to B; Horn in F 1 and 2 down to A; Trombone 2 down to FF; Euphonium down to FF; Tuba down to BBB-flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 3
    Level 3
Instrumentation: Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn in F 1, Horn in F 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba, Percussion 1, Percussion 2
Percussion: Crash cymbals, bass drum, snare drum
Conductor Score: Partial condensed score
Length/Timing: Movement I 62 seconds,  Movement II 68 seconds
  • Dotted eigth and sixteenth note figure used occassionally in simple melody
  • Eigth and two sixteenth note figure used infrequently
  • Movement I has mallets only in percussion
  • Syncopation used frequently
  • Nine and Seventeen stroke rolls on snare

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