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American Ramble

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David Bobrowitz

Medley arranged by David Bobrowitz


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 3:10
Difficulty: II+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Claves
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Whip
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This short suite is a collection of three well-known folk songs from American folk literature. Arkansas Traveler is "Moderately fast." The melody is introduced by solo flute. The more cantabile Sweet Betsy from Pike is marked "in a fast three," while the concluding folk song, a rousing version of Turkey in the Straw, is marked "Moderately fast."

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C


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