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Folksong Suite

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Antal Farkas

Antal Farkas


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest
Cost: Score & parts: $89.95   |   Score Only: $9.95


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II*
English Horn*
Bassoon*
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III*
Eb Alto Clarinet*
Bb Bass Clarinet*
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II*
Bb Tenor Saxophone*
Eb Baritone Saxophone*
Bb Cornet I-II
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Euphonium I-II (ossia: Tenor Saxhorn in Bb)
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Tuba I-II
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Basque Drum
  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash)
  • Small Drum
  • Triangle

*The parts indicated may be omitted if necessary


Errata

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Program Notes

This reworked edition of the Folksong Suite by Antal Farkas will help to widen the repertoire of youth ensembles and adult amateur orchestras. The composer's son, Tamás Farkas, has supplemented the score of the work, adding symphonic wind ensemble parts, and has in a number of places reworked it slightly in accordance with present-day requirements. The piece provides an enjoyable experience, helps in correcting faulty intonation, in interpreting various musical styles, in fostering a homogeneous sound, in developing technique and ensemble playing.

-Program Note from Publisher


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