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Cotton Ferry Expedition

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Ralph Ford

Ralph Ford

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General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 6:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
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
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cabasa
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Ship's Bell
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


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Program Notes

Life along the river was an important part of the development of our country -- here are four contrasting river scenes that give us a glimpse of that colorful time. The first scene is River in the Morn, followed by At the Landing, a fun ragtime-style section. The next, All Aboard, portrays passengers boarding the ferry, and Ferry Voyage brings the work to a flowing and distinct close.

-Program Note by publisher

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Works for Winds by this Composer


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