Please DONATE to help with maintenance and upkeep of the Wind Repertory Project!

Intermezzo

From Wind Repertory Project
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst (arr. Scott Stanton)


Subtitle: From First Suite in E-flat


General Info

Year: 1909 / 2017
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: III-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
C Instruments Part 1

  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Violin

B-flat Instruments Part 1

  • B-flat Clarinet
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • B-flat Soprano Saxophone

E-flat Instruments Part 1

  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • E-flat Clarinet

C Instruments Part 2

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Violin

B-flat Instruments Part 2

  • B-flat Clarinet
  • B-flat Trumpet

E-flat Instruments Part 2

  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • E-flat Horn

F Horn Part 2

B-flat Instruments Part 3

  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Euphonium T.C.
  • B-flat Trombone T.C.

E-flat Instruments Part 3

  • E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • E-flat Horn

Bass Clef Part 3

  • Trombone
  • Euphonium B.C.
  • Cello
  • Bassoon

F Horn Part 3

Viola Part 3

B-flat Instruments Part 4

  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
  • B-flat Tuba T.C.

E-flat Instruments Part 4

  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • E-flat Contra-Alto Clarinet
  • E-flat Tuba T.C.

Bass Clef Instruments Part 4

  • Trombone
  • Euphonium B.C.
  • Cello
  • Bassoon
  • String Bass
  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Keyboard Bass

Tuba Part 4

Keyboards

  • Piano
  • Electric Piano
  • Synthesizer
  • Accordion
  • Organ

Timpani

Mallet Percussion

  • Xylophone
  • Marimba
  • Vibraphone
  • Orchestra Bells

Percussion

  • Bass Drum (or Drum Set)
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Triangle
  • Tambourine


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Gustav Holst's band masterwork is now available in an edition that places it within reach of bands with severely limited or awkward instrumentation. It will make small bands with good players sound great. Optional parts for guitar, piano, bass and percussion can also fill some missing holes in the band.

- Program Note by publisher


The Intermezzo is light and brisk and features soloistic passages for the cornet, oboe and clarinet. Holst prominently displays the agility and sensitivity of the wind band through transparent textures and passages where the melody and accompaniment are woven into a variety of instrumental settings.

- Program Note by Esmail Khalili


Gustav Holst’s First Suite in E-flat is universally considered a band masterwork. This Build-A-Band edition places it within reach of those bands with limited or unbalanced instrumentation, making it the perfect selection for the small band with good players to sound great. This fast middle movement from the suite teaches young musicians to articulate contrasting staccato and legato passages. Optional parts for guitar, piano, bass and percussion can fill some missing holes in the band.

- Program Note from the Wylie High School Wind Symphony concert program, 22 December 2017


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Holst, G.; Stanton, S. [2017]. Intermezzo : from First suite in E♭ [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.
  • Perusal score