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Ashford Variations

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James Swearingen

James Swearingen


General Info

Year: 1992
Duration: c. 3:35
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $4.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
French Horn
Trombone I-II
Baritone Bass Clef
Baritone Treble Clef
Tuba
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Timpani
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Woodblock
  • Xylophone


Errata

Alto Saxophone parts and score - measure 52 is mistakenly marked mezzo forte, should be piano.


Program Notes

A musical portrait of the English countryside in this well-crafted original for the Junior High/Middle School band. Certain to be a favorite among young performers, the lush opening theme is cleverly scored through several colorful and appealing variations.

Ashford Variations was commissioned by and is dedicated to the 1991-1992 Wilson Middle School Concert Band, Newark, Ohio, Don Workman, director.

Program Note from Publishers Web-site


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