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By the Rivers of Babylon

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Ed Huckeby

Ed Huckeby

General Info

Year: 2000
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $72.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contrabass Clarinet

E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
French Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbals
  • Tom-Toms (3)
  • Tubular Bells
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Strong lyrical writing, combined with exciting rhythms and mixed meters, makes this Huckeby composition an exceptional choice for contest or concert performances. The work contains a number of short solo passages in the woodwinds and strong active percussion parts.

By the Rivers of Babylon was commissioned for and is dedicated to the 1999 Short Grass High School Honor Band, Elk City, Oklahoma.

- Program Note from Publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Riverside High School (Painesville, Ohio) Wind Ensemble - (David Schwartz, conductor) - 27 January 2022
  • Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble (Chestertown, Md.) (Charles Thai, conductor) – 19 May 2019
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Concert Band (Brian Britt, conductor) – 29 February 2016

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

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  • Ed Huckeby website
  • Huckeby, E. (2000). By the Rivers of Babylon [score[. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.