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Ghost Walk

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Chris Brubeck

Chris Brubeck

General Info

Year: 2009 / 2017
Duration: c. 3:05
Difficulty: III-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Bandquest
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Full Score
Flute I-II-III
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
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
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Drum Set
  • Glockenspiel
  • Shaker Pod or Maracas
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tenor or Low Drum
  • Timbales, high or high Roto-Tom
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Composer Chris Brubeck wrote Ghost Walk as part of his BandQuest residency at West Rocks Middle School in Connecticut. The piece combines Brubeck's lifelong experiences with both jazz and classical idioms, creating a work that's as fun to play as it is to hear. The title was inspired by the wedding of Brubeck's son at Gettysburg College, which hosts a “ghost walk,” as well as the minor mode and haunting atmosphere of the piece.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Brubeck, C. (2009 [2017]). Ghost Walk: For Concert Band [score]. American Composers Forum: St. Paul, Minn.
  • Chris Brubeck website Accessed 15 February 2019