Literature Analyses

Written by  Larry Daehn

Publisher: Daehn Publicaion
Year Published: 1997 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1999 - 2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Paul A. Salinas - Spring 2000
Style/Form: ABABA:  Intro (m.1-8); Minor theme (m.9-18); Major theme (m.19-27); Minor theme (m.28-43); Major theme (m.44-52); Minor theme (m.53-70); Ending (m.71-81)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One flat 
Time Signatures: 2/4
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute up to c2; Clarinet 1 & 2 down to G; Bassoon down toCC; Bari Sax down to d
    Trumpet 1 up to d1; Tuba down to AAA
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 1
    Level 2
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn in F 1, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Euphonium, Tuba, Bells, Triangle, Crash Cymbal, Snare Drum/Bass Drum,
Percussion: Bells, Triangle, Crash Cymbal, Snare Drum, Bass Drum
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 2 minutes
  • alternates minor (slurred) to major (articulated)
  • all instruments play some melody
  • uses three sests of 1st- and 2nd- endings
  • limited instrument ranges, mostly uses low register
  • Flute and Oboe on same part, has divisi for range
  • Bassoon written in divisi octaves
  • Clarinet 1 crosses break once
  • Trombone 1 part is marked "optional"

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