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All the Pretty Little Horses

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Anne McGinty

Traditional, arranged by Anne McGinty

General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c. 2:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Queenwood/Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts - $35.00   |   Score Only - $3.50


Full Score
Flute /Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornets /Trumpet I-II
Horn/Tenor Saxophone (optional)
Low Brass & Woodwinds
Percussion, including:

  • Bells
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This delicate folk lullaby provides great thematic materials for this sensitive, lyrical setting. Introduced by a plaintive original melody in the first clarinet, this is one of the arranger's most intriguing works for band. The addition of linear, moving lines and impressionistic harmonies add color and style to this creative arrangement.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class D
  • Florida: II
  • Georgia: II
  • Kansas: II
  • Louisiana: I
  • Maryland: II
  • North Carolina: II
  • Oklahoma: II-A
  • South Carolina: II
  • Texas: I. Complete
  • Virginia: III
  • West Virginia: II


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Anne McGinty website Accessed 12 September 2021
  • The Horizon Leans Forward…, compiled and edited by Erik Kar Jun Leung, GIA Publications, 2021, p. 416-417.
  • McGinty, A. (1998). All the Pretty Little Horses [score]. Queenwood Publications: [United States].
  • Miles, Richard B. 2000. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 3. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 116.