Subtitle: Turkish Rhapsody
This work bears the designation Opus 93.
Duration: c. 9:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Shawnee Press
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.
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B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet (Eb Contralto 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
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Percussion (5 players), including:
- Bass Drum
- Crash Cymbals
- Orchestra Bells
- Snare Drum
- Tenor Drum
- Wood Block
None discovered thus far.
Anatolia is based on several Turkish folk songs and dances which are utilized in each section of the composition with the except of the 15-measure introduction, which is based on an original theme. Anatolia is the name of that section east of Asia Minor and includes the greater part of Turkey.
The composition is in free sectional form and consists of four sections: slow, moderately fast, very slow, and moderately fast.
The work was commissioned by the Eastern Illinois University, was completed in November 1967, and was first performed April 28, 1968, in Charleston, Illinois, by the Eastern Illinois University Band, conducted by the composer.
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Works for Winds by This Composer
- Anatolia (1968)
- Celebration Overture (1955)
- Celebration Overture (ed. Madden) (1955/2016)
- Concertino for Marimba and Band (1940/1975)
- Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (or Band) (1941/1963/1966)
- Fantasy for Trombone and Orchestra (or Band)
- Five Little Dances (trans. Longfield) (1946/2013)
- Kalevala (1971)
- Legend (1942/1945)
- Night in Mexico (tr. Yates) (1966/1997)
- Prelude and Dance (1959)
- Square Dance '76 (1977)
- Suite for Saxophone Quartet
- Zanoni (1949)
- Liberty Song ’76 (1976)
- Creston, P. . Anatolia (Turkish Rhapsody): [Op. 93]. Shawnee Press: Delaware Water Gap, Penn.