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Slavonic Folk Suite

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

General Info

Year: 1953 / 1987
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Charles Hansen Music Corp, acquired by Alfred Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


1. Children's Carol
2. Cathedral Chorus


Condensed Score
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 Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This two-part suite is comprised of melodies from the first and last sections of Reed's well-known Russian Christmas Music. The accompaniment is generally the same as well.

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

  • Arkansas: III
  • California: C
  • Texas: III. Complete


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Ole Brook Wind Symphony (Brookhaven, Miss.) (Stanley Stewart, conductor) – 12 November 2018
  • University of Arizona (Tucson) Wind Symphony (Gregg I Hanson, conductor) – 26 April 2016

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Come, Sweet Death (Flex instrumentation) (as transcriber; arr. Benson) (1736/1976/2019)
  • Two Bagatelles (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Clark) (1983/1997/2010)

All Wind Works


  • Reed, A. [1953]. Slavonic Folk Suite [score]. C.H. Hanson Music: Denver, Colo.