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Montmartre March

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Haydn Wood

Haydn Wood (arr. Robert Hawkins)


General Info

Year: 1935 / 1958
Duration: c. 3:55
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Robbins Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Instrumentation

Condensed Score
D-flat Piccolo
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
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-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle 


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Montmartre March, from Wood's Paris Suite, is in a fast-moving, delicate style which is unique to the traditional march idiom. Wood visited Paris frequently and knew the Montmartre section well – for centuries it was a village outside the walls of Paris, but it is now within the city limits. With its steep twisting street and picturesque houses, it still retains a village appearance. As the name indicates, Montmartre is on a mountain (more accurately, a hill) in the section of Paris north of the Seine River known as the Right Bank. The area is famous for the Sacré Coeur Church, the view of Paris, and also for its cafes and night life.

- Program Note from March Music Notes


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Smith, Norman E. (1986). March Music Notes. Lake Charles, La.: Program Note Press, pp. 458.
  • Wood, H. (1958). Montmartre March [score]. Robbins Music Corp.: [s.l.].