Literature Analyses

Written by John Edmonson

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.
Year Published: 1985 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = N/A

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = N/A

Reviewed by: Ray Diaz de Leon - Spring 2000
Style/Form: 10 bar intro (m.1-10); A section m.11-43; 4 bar percusion break (m.43-46); B section m.47-64; C section m.64-101(end)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

2 flats (m.1-42); 3 flats (m.48-101)
Time Signatures: 2/4
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Piccolo up to e-flat2; Oboe down to d; Clarinet1-3 down to E; Bass Clarinet up to a; Bassoon up to c; Tenor Sax down to c

         F horn up to d1; Trombone1 up to e-flat; Trombone 3 down to BB-flat; Baritone up to e-flat

Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 1
    Level 3
Instrumentation: Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax1, Alto Sax2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet1, Trumpet2, Trumpet3, Horn in F 1, Horn in F 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Trombone 3, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba, String Bass, Percussion
Percussion: Bells, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbal, Timpani, Snare Drum
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 2 min. 20 sec. (approx)
  • Low Brass have medley from m.27-35
  • Percussion have several soli sections
  • Key change at m.43
  • Piccolo part is optional
  • Woodwinds have trills
  • Clarinet 3 does not go over the break

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