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March Past of the Kitchen Utensils

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams (ed. and arr. Erwin)


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Subtitle: From The Wasps


General Info

Year: 1909 / 2010
Duration: c. 3:04
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra and Voice
Publisher: Music by Paul Erwin
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $40.00; (digital) - $40.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This quirky little march from Vaughan Williams' incidental music to Aristophanes' play The Wasps is an interesting little audience pleaser. Although there are a few challenges in this score, it's well worth it to perform a tidbit by this early 20th century master of British music.

- Program Note by publisher


The Wasps is incidental music composed by the British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1909. It was written for a production of Aristophanes' The Wasps at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was Vaughan Williams' first of only three forays into incidental music. A later performance of the work was one of only a small number of performances conducted by Williams that was committed to a recording.

The March Past of the Kitchen Utensils is the third movement of this suite.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Temple University (Philadelphia, Penn.) Night Owls Campus Community Band (Lewis Kugelman, conductor) – 22 April 2018
  • Different Drummers' Capitol Pride Symphonic Band (Washington, D.C.) (Anthony Oakley, conductor) – 4 November 2017


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources