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McMorran Suite

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Barry Kopetz

Barry Kopetz

General Info

Year: 1992
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00 | Score Only - $7.00


Flute I-II
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
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion (3-4 players, including):

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash, finger, and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Timpani
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned to honor Robert McMorran for 31 years of dedicated service (Circle Pines, Minnesota), this adventurous suite features three movements with themes based on five Scottish folk songs. Expressive melodies, rollicking dance rhythms and clever bagpipe effects make this beautifully orchestrated work the perfect showcase for the mature, versatile concert band.

-Publisher Note


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


Kopetz, B. (1992). McMorran Suite [score]. Alfred Publishing [Van Nuys, CA].