Literature Analyses

Written by  Larry Daehn

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

1999-2002 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Ramon Diaz de Leon
Style/Form: ABA: Melody in clarinets, tenor sax, and horn (m.1-32); Modulation and repeat of melody in flute/oboe/cornet (m.33-48); Ending (m.49-53)
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Three flats (m.1 - m.32); two flats (m.33-53)
Time Signatures: 3/4 
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute up to b-flat1, down to a-flat; Oboe up to g1, down to e-flat; Bassoon up to A-flat, down to BBB-flat; Clarinet 1 and Clarinet 2 up to g, down to F; Alto Sax up to f1, down to e; Tenor Sax up to f1 down to e; Bari Sax up to c-sharp1, down to c; Bass Clarinet up to f, down to F
    Cornet 1 up to c1, down to B-flat; Horn in F up to b-flat, down to B-flat; Trombone 1 up to F, down to AA-flat; Baritone same as Trombone; Tuba up to AA-flat, down to AAA-flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 1
    Level 1
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Cornet 1, Horn in F 1, Trombone 1, Baritone, Tuba, Percussion
Percussion: Bells, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal
Conductor Score: Condensed
Length/Timing: 2 minutes, 15 seconds (approx.)
  • chorale-like with moving counter-point and sustain-resolve cadences
  • flute and oboe are writtern on same part; oboe plays lower octave notes
  • bassoon, bari sax, trombone, euphonium, tuba parts consist of mostly constant dotted-whole notes
  • bassoon part has several divisi measures (mostly octaves)
  • almost no percussion except for bell part
  • score is printed very small

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