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Walk This Way

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Steve Tyler
Joe Perry

Steve Tyler and Joe Perry (arr. John Wasson)


Subtitle: Recorded by Aerosmith


General Info

Year: 1975 / 2001
Duration:
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
B-flat Horn/Flugelhorn
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Electric Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Aux Percussion
  • Bass Drums, Multiple
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Walk This Way is a song by the American hard rock band Aerosmith. Written by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, the song was originally released as the second single from the 1975 album Toys in the Attic.

The lyrics, which tell the story of a high school boy losing his virginity, are sung quite fast by Tyler, with heavy emphasis being placed on the rhyming lyrics (e.g., "so I took a big chance at the high school dance"). The story goes that the title was based on the joke in Mel Brooks's movie Young Frankenstein in which Marty Feldman tells Gene Wilder to follow him, and Wilder does follow, imitating Feldman's limping walk.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Tyler, S.; Wasson, J. (2001). Walk This Way: Recorded by Aerosmith [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.