Literature Analyses


written by John Kinyon

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co. Inc.
Year Published: 1990
Difficulty Level: Publisher rating = easy

1995-98 Texas PML rating = Grade 1


Reviewed by: Frank Lozano - Spring 1999

Style/Form: Maestoso - Allegro non troppo - Moderato - Marcato


Key Signatures:

(concert pitch)

Two key changes:

two flats (m.1 - m.40); three flats (m.41 - m.72); two flats (m.73 - end)

Time Signatures: 4/4 (m.1 - m.40); 3/4 (m.41 - 72); 4/4 (m.73 - end)
Ranges: Woodwinds:

    Flute up to f2 during the melody; Oboe down to c


    F horn to d1

Rhythms: Winds:

    Level 1


    Level 3 

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe,  Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Clarinet 3, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Cornet 1, Cornet 2, F Horn 1, F Horn 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2 (Bassoon), Baritone BC, Baritone TC, Basses, Percussion
Percussion: Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cr. Cymbal, Bells, Optional Timpani (2 drums)
Conductor Score: Semi-Score; 7 lines; low reeds combined with low brass line, F Horn and Saxes on one line, Flute and Oboe on one line
Length/Timing: 4 minutes
  • No break crossing on clarinet parts
  • Alto Sax frequently plays around d1 area (intonation)
  • Doubled parts: Horn/Alto Sax, Trombone/Baritone BC, Bassoon, Tenor Sax/Bass Clarinet/Baritone TC

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