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Barry Kopetz

Barry Kopetz

Subtitle: A Folk Song Set of Wisconsin

General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 11:45
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Folk songs
Publisher: Wingert-Jones
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


1. Shanty Boys and Rich Old Farmers
2. Teedle Dinktum Dinktum Day!
3. The Pinery Boy
4. The Jam on Gerry's Rock


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Subtitled A Folk Song Set of Wisconsin, this attractive four-movement work is an exciting addition to the classic original suites for wind band. Written in the traditional style of the British band classics, this programmatic work will be a welcome addition to the repertoire of good bands.

- Program Note from publisher

Commissioned by the Wausau Community Symphonic Band, Ted Aarrestad, conductor.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Florida: VI
  • Georgia: V
  • Iowa: IV
  • Kansas: V


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Works for Winds by This Composer


None discovered thus far.