Missouri Shindig

From Wind Repertory Project
H. Owen Reed

H Owen Reed

General Info

Year: 1951
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ballerbach Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $10.00

For availability information, see Discussion area.


Full Score
C Piccolo
D-flat Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Ratchet
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Missouri Shindig, which is based on an old square dance tune, Give the Fiddler a Dram, is the composer's impression of a rural Missouri hoe-down.

-Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Michigan: Senior High AA


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Neshaminy High School (Langhorne, Penn.) Wind Ensemble Michael Lipton, conductor) - 28 April 2023
  • River Valley Wind Ensemble (Kankakee County, Ill.) (David Conrad, Conductor) – 6 May 2018
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, Penn.) Symphony Band (Stephanie Caulder, conductor) – 8 October 2017
  • Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) Symphonic Band (Kirt Saville, conductor) - 11 February 2016
  • Michigan State University Symphony Band (John T. Madden, conductor) – 29 September 2015

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • H. Owen Reed website Accessed 10 February 2022
  • Reed, H. (1951). Missouri Shindig: For Band [score]. Ballerbach: San Antonio, Texas.