Literature Analyses

Written by Douglas E. Wagner

Publisher: Shawnee Press Inc.
Year Published: 1985 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 1

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Pedro Carrillo- Spring 2000
Style/Form: Medley of three songs 
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One Flat
Time Signatures: 2/2 (m.1 - m.133); 4/4 (m.133 - end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute up to f2 (five times); Oboe down to c (two times); Clarinet 1 up to g1 (four times), Clarinet 2 and 3 up to g1 (one time); Bass Clarinet down to G (one time), up to g1 (one time); Alto Saxophone one and two down to c (one time); Tenor Sax up to g1 (one time), down to c (one time); Bari Sax down to CC (several times)
    Cornet 1 up to e1; Cornet 2 and 3 up to c, down to b (two times); Horn in F 1 up to e1; Trombone 1 up to d 
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 2
    Level 3
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Bass Clarinet , Alto Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Sax , Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax , Cornet 1, Cornet 2, Cornet 3, Horn in F 1, Horn in F 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Trombone 3, Baritone TC, Baritone BC, Tuba , Suspended Cymbal/Snare Drum/Bass Drum
Percussion: Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbal
Conductor Score: Full score
Length/Timing: 3 minutes , 136 measures
  • Dynamics are from mf to f
  • Articulations used:  accent, staccato
  • Different tempos Broadly, Piu Mosso, Molto Ritardando
  • Use of crescendo, decrescendo,  and ritardando
  • Trumpet solo in m.66 

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