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African Journey

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Brian Balmages

Brian Balmages


General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 2:40
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music Company, Inc
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00   |   Score - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
F Horn
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tom-Toms (Opt.)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The use of "snares off" and a tom-tom part will take your students on a musical safari with African Journey. Open 4ths and 5ths create a very mysterious setting. The piece also features some excellent contrapuntal writing between the ostinato figures and the melodic line that will keep student interest high during both rehearsal and performance time.


Program Note from Publisher Web-site


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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