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1812 and a Half - Novelty Item

From Wind Repertory Project

Michael Brand

General Info

Year: 1993
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: G and M Brand - British Music Publishers
Cost: Score & Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $7.50


Full Score
Flute I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Piano (for rehearsal only)
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bass Drum
  • Cuckoo
  • Duck Call
  • Glockenspiel
  • Klayon
  • Pistol
  • Snare Drum
  • Temple Blocks
  • Whistle


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Program Notes

Poor Tchaikovsky - first his music is mixed up with "Frere Jacques" and then it is subjected to all sorts of indignities from the percussion section. 1812 1/2 - A Novelty Item is subtitled "with apologies to Tchaikovsky."

-Program Note by Michael Brand

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