Cavata

From Wind Repertory Project
W. Francis McBeth

W. Francis McBeth


This work bears the designation Opus 17 (from 1959) and Opus 63 (from 1979).


General Info

Year: 1959 / 1981
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Keiser Southern Music, through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel (2 players)
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This composition by Francis McBeth is particularly significant in that with it he has masterfully created another work that will become a cornerstone of the concert band repertoire -- but at a level of difficulty that brings his widely known and respected talents within reach of many more bands.

- Program Note from publisher


To the Burns Junior High School Band, Lawndale, North Carolina, Dawn Taylor and Carl Rohleder, Directors.

- Program Note from score


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Battaglia (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Barber) (1967/2021)


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