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Italian Holiday

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Robert Longfield

Robert Longfield

General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 4:35
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $78.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I
E-flat Alto Saxophone II/E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Shakers
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned by the Elwood-John Glenn High School Band, East Northport, N.Y., Vicki Henson, Director.

- Program Note from score

Some of the most loved songs and arias from Italy’s folk and operatic traditions are blended here in this offering by Robert Longfield. You will hear Vesti la Giubba from Pagliacci, Funiculi, Funicula, and Come Back to Sorrento, La Donna e Mobile from Rigoletto, Wedding Tarantella, and O Sole Mio.

- Program Note from Cypress Symphonic Band concert program, 25 September 2016

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Northeast Kingdom Wind Symphony (Newport, Vt.) (Peter Storrings, conductor) – 10 June 2019
  • Cypress Symphonic Band (Houston, Tex.) (Clarence Weeks, conductor) – 25 September 2016
  • Xaverian High School (Brooklyn, NY.) – December 2013

Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Longfield, R. (2009). Italian Holiday [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Iowa.