Literature Analyses


Arranged by Timothy Broege

Publisher: Bourne Co., New York  NY
Year Published: 1986
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = 2

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 2

Reviewed by: Daniel Lugo - Spring 1999
Style/Form: Allegro giocoso (quarter = 132) 
Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

No key changes:

two flat (m.1 - end)

Time Signatures: 4/4 (m.1 - end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:
    Flute to f2; Clarinet 1 to c1; Alto Sax to b1; Tenor Sax to a1; Baritone Sax to g1
    Cornet 1 to a1; Horn in F to f1; Trombone 1 to f; Trombone 2 to d; Baritone T.C to e-flat1; Tuba to BB-flat
Rhythms: Winds:
    Level 3; Piccolo, Flute 1, Clarinet 1 and Cornet 1 have a sixteenth note run. Triplets also play a significant role.
    Level 3; Snare Drum has many rhythmic passages similar to those of the winds.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe, Bassoon, E-flat Clarinet, Clarinet 1, Clarinet2, Clarinet 3, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone 1, Alto Saxophone 2, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Cornet 1, Cornet 2, Cornet 3, Horn in F 1, Horn in F 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Baritone T.C., Baritone B.C., Tuba, Timpani (B-flat - F), Wood Block, Tambourine, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals
Percussion: Timpani (B-flat - F), Wood Block, Tambourine, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals
Conductor Score: Full Score; 23 lines
Length/Timing: 3 minutes, 20 seconds
94 measures
  • Clarinet 3 does not cross the break.
  • Cornet solo in measure 39.
  • Snare Drum part contains flams and doubles throughout the piece.
  • Cornet 1 has many occurrences of an e-flat accidental.
  • Exposed Clarinet and Oboe line in the first six measures.
  • Repeat of measures 20 thru 42 as well as first and second endings from m.43 to 47, and another repeat from m.65 to 68.
  • Piece contains 3 verses; the first is exciting and allegro, second is lyrical, and the third is martial and pompous.
  • Use of accidentals, accents, staccato, cres. poco a poco, rall., meno mosso, subito, and tenuto.

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