American Folk Rhapsody No. 4

From Wind Repertory Project
Clare Grundman

Clare Grundman

General Info

Year: 1977
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00   |   Score Only - $11.95


Full Score
C Piccolo
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion (6 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Temple Blocks (4)
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Based on the following American folk songs: Down in the Valley, Little Brown Jug, Rosie Nell, Hey Betty Martin, Tiptoe, Tiptoe.

- Program Note from publisher

To Dr. Donald E. McGinnis and the Ohio State University Concert Band.

-Program Note from score


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State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class B
  • Florida: IV
  • Georgia: IV
  • Iowa: III
  • Louisiana: III
  • Michigan: Senior High CC
  • South Carolina: IV
  • Tennessee: III
  • Virginia: IV


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Michigan Technological University (Houghton) Campus Concert Band (Michael Christianson, conductor) - 24 April 2022
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) Maroon Campus Band (Lance Sample, conductor) – 28 October 2019
  • University of Louisville Community Band (Jason Cumberledge, conductor) - 21 February 2017
  • Ely City Band, Ely MN (Nolan Hauta, conductor) - 4 July 2013
  • Cypress Creek High School (Orlando, Fla.) Band (Michael Parks, conductor) - Spring 2010

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Kentucky 1800 (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Longfield) (1954/2006/2017)

All Wind Works


  • Girsberger, Russ. Percussion Assignments for Band & Wind Ensemble. Volume I: A-K. Galesburg, MD: Meredith Music Publications, 2004, 130. Print.
  • Grundman, C. (1977). American Folk Rhapsody No. 4 [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: [New York].