Symphonic Gershwin, The

From Wind Repertory Project
George Gershwin

George Gershwin (arr. Warren Barker)

General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c.7:25
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba/String Bass
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Mallet Percussion


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Warren Barker has masterfully combined the most memorable themes from Gershwin's great symphonic works into a dramatic concert work that is certain to be a favorite in any performance. It includes: An American in Paris; Cuban Overture and, of course, Rhapsody in Blue.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Northshore Concert Band (Evanston, Ill.) (Mallory Thompson, conductor) – 4 June 2023
  • Holly Springs (N.C.) Community Band (Mark Gloden, conductor) – 15 June 2019
  • U.S. Fleet Forces Band (Gregory Fritz, conductor) – 13 June 2019 (Hampton, Va.)
  • Florida International University (Miami) Symphonic Band (Barry Bernhardt, conductor) – 18 April 2019
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) All-Campus Band (Alex Baczewski and Jeff Osarczuk, conductors) – 16 April 2019
  • Cobb Wind Symphony (Marietta, Ga.) (Alfred L. Watkins, conductor) – 10 March 2019
  • Grand Sousa Concert Band (Carlisle, Penn.) (James Colonna, conductor) - 5 August 2018
  • Fredericksburg (Va.) Community Concert Band (Chris Fens, conductor)- 6 July 2018
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) Summer Band (Jason Gardner, conductor)- 29 June 2017
  • State College (Penn.) Area Municipal Band (Ned Deihl, conductor) – 14 May 2017
  • Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) Symphonic Band (Nathaniel H. Dickey, conductor) – 30 April 2017
  • Gold Coast Wind Ensemble (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) (Clinton H. Dawley, conductor) – 16 January 2016
  • Cuesta Wind Ensemble (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) (Jennifer Martin, conductor) - 15 May 2015
  • Mid America Freedom Band (Kansas City, Mo.) (Lee Hartman, conductor) – 20 October 2013
  • W.T. Woodson High School (Fairfax, Va.) Symphonic Band - 2013

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