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Sixth Suite for Band

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c. 13:45
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Edward B. Marks, through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $195.00   |   Score Only - $25.00


1. March Miniature - 3:00
2. Summer Stroll - 4:40
3. Halloween Hobgoblin - 2:55
4. Awa Odori (Japanese Dance) - 3:10


Full Score
Flute I-II-III (III doubling C Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
B-flat Cornet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Harp (or Piano)
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Tom-Toms
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


In parts:

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet II-III, mvt. 1, m.100: 2nd note should be F-sharp, not F
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II, mvt. 3, m.10: Add poco a poco cresc. to the 2nd note
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet III, mvt. 3, m.14: Add poco cresc. to the first note
  • Mallet Percussion, Vibraphone, mvt. 2, m.17: Lowest note E-natural is outside of range of many instruments

Program Notes

Renowned composer Alfred Reed brings us yet another superb suite of symphonic dances for mature concert band, each a separate and contrasting style. The suite includes I. March Miniature, II. Summer Stroll, III. Halloween Hobgoblin and IV. Awa Odori (Japanese Dance).

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

  • South Carolina: VI
  • Tennessee: V


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  • Reed, A. (1998). Sixth Suite for Band [score]. Hal Leonard: MIlwaukee, Wisc.