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Brant Karrick

Brant Karrick


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $90.00; (digital) - $80.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon 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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cabasa
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Conga
  • Cowbell
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Drum Set
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Mark Tree
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Samba Whistle
  • Shakers, metal
  • Slapstick
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Tam-Tam
  • Tom-Tom (3)
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone

Players clapping


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

See Rock City is a fun rock jam session for concert band. Fusing elements of rock, jazz and funk styles, all sections of the band contribute familiar riffs, grooves and melodies weaved throughout the three-part form: fast-funk-fun! Partly inspired by driving through the southeastern part of the United States, it is hard to miss the words painted on barns, birdhouses and billboards -- "See Rock City!" The attraction atop Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga displays the region's quirky sense of humor as well as its breathtaking beauty. Whether looking at seven states, standing under a waterfall, or walking through a cavern full of glowing gnomes, Rock City, like this namesake piece, is just pure, simple, fun.

- Program Note from publisher


Commissioned by the KMEA Third District All-District Band, Bowling Green, Ky.

- Program Note from score


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Northern Colorado (Greeley) Symphonic Band (John Borodach, conductor) - 5 October 2021
  • Tallahassee (Fla.) Winds (Patrick Dunnigan, conductor) – 19 November 2019
  • Shenandoah Conservatory Concert Band (Winchester, Va.) (Keith Taylor, conductor) – 26 October 2019
  • Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau) Wind Symphony (Martin Reynolds, conductor) – 30 April 2019
  • Salt Lake (Salt Lake City, Utah) Symphonic Winds (Thomas P. Rohrer, conductor) – 10 October 2017
  • Warren High School (Downey,Calif.) Wind Ensemble (Dave Niemeyer, conductor) – 2 May 2017
  • North Coast Symphonic Band (Astoria, Ore.) (Dave Becker, conductor) – 22 February 2015
  • L.V. Berkner High School (Richardson, Tx.) Symphonic Band I (Frank Troyka, conductor) – 16 December 2011 (2011 Midwest Clinic)


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