Carnival (Sparke)

From Wind Repertory Project
Philip Sparke

Philip Sparke


Subtitle: For Alto Saxophone and Concert Band


General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c. 8:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Studio Music
Cost: Score and Parts - £87.95


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo E-flat Alto Saxophone
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboes
Bassoon
B-flat Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cabasa
  • Claves
  • Cow Bell
  • Drum Kit
  • Guiro
  • Glockenspiel
  • Maracas
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Tambourine
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Carnival was commissioned for the Swiss saxophonist Frank Brogli by his father, Meinrad Brogli.

A slow, ballad-style, introduction is followed by a lively Vivace, a feature of which is a central passage where the entire saxophone section joins the soloist in an accompanied cadenza.

- Program Note from score


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