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Paul Murtha

Medley arranged by Paul Murtha

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Subtitle: Remembering Aretha Franklin

General Info

Year: 2019
Duration: c. 5:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Pop soul vocals
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00; (digital) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
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 Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Electric Bass
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

As the world mourns the passing of Aretha Franklin, we celebrate the enduring legacy of her songs and persona. This powerful medley for the concert stage includes the hits Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, and Think.

- Program Note from publisher

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, civil rights activist, actress, and pianist.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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