Bohemian Revelry: For Chamber Ensemble

From Wind Repertory Project
Adam Gorb

Adam Gorb

General Info

Year: 2013 / 2021
Duration: c. 14:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Maecenas Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - £60.00   |   Score Only (print) - £25.00


1. Polka – 3:30
2. Furiant – 3:20
3. Susedská – 5:05
4. Skocná – 3:30


Full Score
Flute (doubling Piccolo)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II (I double E-flat Soprano Clarinet)
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F (or B-flat Tenor Saxophone)
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Castanets
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Side Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-toms (low and high)
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Bohemian Revelry is a tribute to the verve and vigour of the music of the people of the Czech Republic. It is also a celebration of the artistic and social freedom of a people without ties or responsibilities who always allow for a party whenever and wherever possible.

The four movements are based on popular Czech/Bohemian folk dances -- a Polka, a Furiant, a Susedska and a Skocna. Any reminiscences to a certain set of dances by another well-known Czech composer should be heard as an act of homage rather than parody!

Bohemian Revelry was originally conceived in 2013 as a work for wind orchestra. This version for chamber winds was written at the time of the Covid-19 crisis in early 2021 and allows for socially-distanced rehearsal and performance with a small group of players.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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