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Souvenirs d'Andalousie

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Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (arr. Di Scala)


Subtitle: Caprice de Concert


General Info

Year: 1851 / 2015
Duration: 4:30
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Manuscript
For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III (2 on a part)
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III-IV
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef)
Tuba
Double Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Timpani
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Xylophone
  • Concert Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Piatti
  • Medium Tam-tam
  • Triangle
  • Castanets
  • Maracas
  • Ratchet
  • Tambourine (2)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Souvenirs d'Andalousie RO 242, is subtitled “Caprice de Concert”. It was republished in 1973 by Dover in the compilation “Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk.”

A note on the cover of the score indicates (in part) that this piece was improvised at a concert in Madrid on 16 December 1851. It uses three traditional dance patterns and tunes–the fandango, cana, and jaleo de Jerez. The most famous theme is the fandango which was also used by Glinka in his Capricio Brillante on the Jota Aragonesa (1845) and in modern times by Ernesto Lecuona as the basis for his Malagueña

- Program Note from "Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk"


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Oakland (Calif.) Municipal Band (Troy Davis, conductor) – 19 July 2015


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

- Program Note by Richard Jackson, (1972). "Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk"; Dover Publications, Inc.: New York; pp. xi