Literature Analyses


Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner

Publisher: Belwin Mills Publishing Corp.
Year Published: 1994 
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating: "Belwin Young Band"

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 1

Reviewed by: Brian Ruiz - Spring 1999

Style/Form: Moderately (quarter=72); with expression, Slightly Faster


Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

One key change:

one flat (m.1 - m.43); two flats (m.43 - end)

Time Signatures: 3/4 (m.1 - end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:

    Clarinet 1 up to a1; Bassoon down to BBB-flat and up to B-flat


    Trumpet 2 up to e1; Tuba up to D  

Rhythms: Winds:

    Level 1 with a few dotted quarter-eighth and dotted eighth-sixteenth rhythms in Oboe, Trumpet parts


    Level 1; Snare has Level 3 rhythms throughout

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn in F, Trombone 1, Baritone BC, Baritone TC, Tuba, Mallet Percussion (Bells), Timpani, Percussion I, Percussion II
Percussion: Mallet Percussion (Bells), Timpani , Crash Cymbals, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Bell Tree or Wind Chimes
Conductor Score: Full-Score
Length/Timing: 2 minutes, 45 seconds (69 measures)
  • Bassoon has extensive range
  • No Solos
  • Timpani has 2 pitch changes; tuning changes unless you have 4 drums

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