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Brazilian Folk Dance Suite

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Adapted and arranged by William E Rhoads


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General Info

Year: 1986
Duration: c. 6:25
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: J.W. Pepper
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Movements

1. The Painter of Cannahay - 1:50
2. A Picture to Remember - 2:08
3. Fiesta Quickstep! - 2:36


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet (optional)
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Claves
  • Guiro
  • Hi-Hat
  • Suspended Cymbal


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Brazilian Folk Dance Suiteconsists of three folk songs freely adapted for concert band and set in dance forms native to Brazil -- the bossa nova, the beguine, and the quickstep. Ech dance is quite straightforwardand presents no rhythmic or technical problems.

-Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class CC
  • Maryland: III
  • Virginia: III


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References

  • Rhoads, W. (1986). Brazilian Folk Dance Suite [score]. Neil A. Kjos Co.; San Diego, Calif.