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Arietta for Winds

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Frank Erickson

Frank Erickson

General Info

Year: 1973
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print


Full Score
Oboe I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra-Alto 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
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion (4), including:

  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This is a great teaching work composed by one of our generation's best-known writers. Ingredients such as the subtle use of mixed meters, long legato lines, and beautiful musical phrases mark this as classic Erickson.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class CC
  • Arkansas: II
  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: II
  • Michigan: Senior High BB
  • Michigan: Junior High B
  • Tennessee: V


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Erickson, F. (1974). Arietta for Winds [score]. Summit: [s.l.].