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Aria (Diemer)

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Emma Lou Diemer

Emma Lou Diemer

General Info

Year: 2006 / 2020
Duration: c. 3:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Organ
Publisher: C. Alan
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 are provided for each instrument.

Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone/E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet/Baritone T.C.
Horn in F
Percussion (optional)

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Finger Cymbals (or Triangle)
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Originally written for organ, Emma Lou Diemer's thoughtful and expressive Aria adapts perfectly for four-part flex band. Whether performing with four players or a full wind ensemble, the long, cantabile melodic lines give opportunity for rubato.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • South Dakota State University (Brookings) Hanson Concert Band (Kevin Kessler, conductor) - 2 March 2021

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Aria (Flex instrumentation) (2020)

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