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Parade of the Jesters

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Brian Balmages

Brian Balmages


General Info

Year: 2002
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music Company, Inc
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00   |   Score - $6.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet I-II
Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Woodblock


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Perfect for getting away from the usual march sound without excluding one from your program, this creative work adds several interesting twists to the familiar formula. Written primarily in the lydian mode, the piece opens with a soft and playful dance-like melody. A strong trio and surprise ending compliment this exciting composition.

Parade of the Jesters was commissioned by the All Madison County Band, Anderson, Indiana.

- Program Note bu publisher


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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Western Illinois University (Macomb) University Band (Callen Brown, conductor) – 2 May 2018


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