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Caprice

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William Himes

William Himes


General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts - $40.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This lively, playful piece is written in ABA form. The composer has cleverly blended contemporary harmonies and strong melodic ideas with classical composition techniques to create Caprice.

-Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C
  • Georgia: II
  • Indiana: ISSMA JUNIOR BAND GROUP II
  • Louisiana: II
  • Michigan: Junior High B
  • North Carolina: II
  • South Carolina: II
  • Virginia: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Himes, W. (1989). Caprice [score]. General Words and Music Co.: San Diego, Calif.
  • Miles, Richard B., and Larry Blocher. 2002. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 4. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 149-153.