Literature Analyses

Written by Tielman Susato
Arranged by Jim Curnow

Publisher: Jenson Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 1983 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 2

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 2

Reviewed by: Ray Diaz de Leon - Spring 2000
Style/Form: Medley of three folk songs
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

2 flats
Time Signatures: Mvt. 1: 2/2; Mvt 2.: 4/4; Mvt 3.: 4/4
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Mvt. 1: Piccolo up to f2, down to f1.
    Mvt. 2: Clarinet1 up to b1, down to d.
    Mvt. 3: Piccolo up to f2, down to a; Flute up to f2, down to d; Tenor Sax down to c.

         Mvt. 1: Trumpet1 up to g1;
             Mvt. 3: F Horn up to f1, down to F

Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 2
    Level 2
Instrumentation: Flute (and Piccolo), 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, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba, String Bass, Percussion
Percussion: Bells, Triangle, Crash Cymbal, Timpani, Snare Drum/Tom-Tom
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: Mvt. 1: 1 min 20 sec
Mvt. 2: 1 min 55 sec
Mvt. 3: 3 min
Total:   6 min 15 sec (approx)
  • Flute and Piccolo part are on the same page
  • Divisi section in Mvt. 3 in flute part
  • Cues are written in several parts in case of lack of instrumentation
  • Bassoon part has divisi section in Mvt.3
  • Tuba has octave divisi parts throughout the entire piece

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