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Mississippi River

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Julius Fučik

Julius Fučik (arr. Norbert Studnitzky)


This work bears the designation Opus 160 (and occasionally 161).


General Info

Year: 1902 / 1995
Duration: c. 3:10
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Halter
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €60.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II (I doubles Piccolo)
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone I-II
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Bugle I-II
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium I-II-III
Tuba I-II
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Drum Set


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

It was during his years in Budapest (1900–09) that Fučík was at his most productive. The Mississippi River, Op. 160 (sometimes listed as Op. 161) was composed in 1902 and first published by the Prague firm of Urbánek in 1905. Though Fučík never travelled to the United States, this piece, which has many deft touches and a typically memorable melody, is the closest he came to an ‘American’ march.

- Program Note from liner notes of Chandos CD A Festival of Fučík


N.B. Published with Onkel Teddy (arr. Thorsten Reinau).


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Fučik, J.; Reinau, T.; Studnitzky, N. (1995). Strýček Teddy : (Onkel Teddy) ; Marsch. Mississippi river : Marsch / Musik: Julius Fučík. Bearb.: Norbert Studnitzky. [score]. Halter: Karlsruhe.
  • Perusal score