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Fiesta La Vida

From Wind Repertory Project
Robert W. Smith

Robert W. Smith

General Info

Year: 2008
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company - Official Website
Cost: Score & Parts - $54.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
French Horn
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV; including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bongos
  • Claves
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Maracas
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Tubular Bells


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Program Notes

Written in tribute to a young musician who loved his Mexican musical heritage, Robert W. Smith has created this concert/festival work that will be a standard in the young band repertoire. Inspired by classic band literature as well as the unique flavors of the Mariachi culture, Fiesta La Vida is a celebration of life and music.

Fiesta La Vida is dedicated to Bryan Cheney and the Houston Junior High School Band of Hobbs, New Mexico in loving memory of Manuel.

Program Note from Publisher Web-site


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