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Palais de Versailles Overture

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Kelly Bennette

Kelly Bennette


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $18.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This “throwback” concert band work hearkens back to the late Romantic style of von Suppe, Tchaikovsky, Rossini, and many other composers of the era, making it a delightfully fun work to put together and perform. The work celebrates the end of World War I and the years of peace and celebration that followed this conflict and quotes the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, in places. Frequent changes of tempo, style, and key will keep students and audiences on their toes.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

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