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Prelude and Fughetta

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Timothy Broege

Timothy Broege

General Info

Year: 2005 / 2007
Duration: c. 4:10
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Maestro and Fox
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $57.00


1. Prelude
2. Fughetta


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass 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
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bell Tree
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Prelude & Fughetta was composed during March 2005 on commission from Madison High School in New Jersey. The inspiration for the music came from the poem You and I and the World by Swedish poet Werner Aspemström. The dignified simplicity of the text seems to me to contain universal truths. I attempted to mirror this simplicity in the music and to maintain a consistency and seriousness throughout the composition that contrasts with much of my other work.

Two traditional musical structures are used in the composition. The prelude uses a "ground bass" harmonic pattern to underlie the sequential melodic pattern. Traditional "fugue" form is used in the fughetta. By employing these two typical baroque procedures I hoped to pay tribute to the timeless quality of the poem and to imitate its two-part structure.

- Program Note by composer

For the Madison High School "Maroon" Band.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Perusal score
  • "Prelude and Fughetta." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 9, edit. & comp. by Richard Miles, 213-228. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2013.