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Theme and Fugue from The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Theme and Fugue from The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

(On a Theme of Purcell)


  • Instrumentation: wind band
  • Edition: Score and parts, piccolo, 4 x flute I, 4 x flute II, oboe I, oboe II, 4 x clarinet in Bb I, 4 x clarinet in Bb II, 4 x clarinet in Bb III, 2 x bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon I, bassoon II, 2 x alto saxophone in
  • Order No.: BHI 66383
€170.00  *
Incl. VAT and excl. shipping Weight: 0.97 kg

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Description
Originally composed to introduce the various instruments of the orchestra, Britten's  A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra follows a set of variations based on a melody by Henry Purcell. In this setting for wind band, Richard Saucedo presents the opening theme followed by Britten's exuberant fugue which culminates in a glorious finale and recap of Purcell's melody. A stunning work for mature ensembles.
Details
Binding: Folder
Difficulty: difficult
ISMN: 979-0-051-66383-5
Performance duration: 4' 40"
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, New York
UPC: 888680747893
instrumentation: piccolo, flute I, flute II, oboe I, oboe II, clarinet in Bb I, clarinet in Bb II, clarinet in Bb III, bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon I, bassoon II, alto saxophone in Eb I, alto saxophone in Eb II, tenor saxophone in Bb, baritone saxophone in Eb, trumpet in Bb I, trumpet in Bb II, trumpet in Bb III, horn in F I, horn in F II, trombone I, trombone II, trombone III, euphonium (treble clef), euphonium (bass clef), tuba, double bass, timpani, percussion I, percussion II, xylophone, harp
page number: 202
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Britten/Saucedo, Theme and Fugue from The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Originally composed to introduce the various instruments of the orchestra, Britten's  A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra follows a set of variations based on a melody by Henry Purcell. In this setting for wind band, Richard Saucedo presents the opening theme followed by Britten's exuberant fugue which culminates in a glorious finale and recap of Purcell's melody. A stunning work for mature ensembles.
Binding: Folder
Difficulty: difficult
ISMN: 979-0-051-66383-5
Performance duration: 4' 40"
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, New York
UPC: 888680747893
instrumentation: piccolo, flute I, flute II, oboe I, oboe II, clarinet in Bb I, clarinet in Bb II, clarinet in Bb III, bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon I, bassoon II, alto saxophone in Eb I, alto saxophone in Eb II, tenor saxophone in Bb, baritone saxophone in Eb, trumpet in Bb I, trumpet in Bb II, trumpet in Bb III, horn in F I, horn in F II, trombone I, trombone II, trombone III, euphonium (treble clef), euphonium (bass clef), tuba, double bass, timpani, percussion I, percussion II, xylophone, harp
page number: 202
Britten/Saucedo, Theme and Fugue from The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
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