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Frank Simon

Frank Simon


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General Info

Year: 1957
Duration: c. 2:20
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: F. Simon
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print

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Instrumentation

Full Score
D-flat Piccolo
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 Cornet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Frank Simon moved from Ohio to Tucson, Arizona, in 1955. Instead of retiring as planned, he was invited to become professor of brass instruments and honorary band director at the University of Arizona. As an expression of his gratitude, he composed Here Comes the Band for that university.

- Program Note from March Music Notes


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Arizona (Tucson) Wind Symphony (Chad Shoopman, conductor) – 27 November 2018


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Simon, F. (1957). Here Comes the Band [score]. F. Simon: Tucson, Ariz.
  • Smith, Norman E. (1986). March Music Notes. Lake Charles, La.: Program Note Press, pp. 379.