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Battle Suite

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Barry Kopetz

Barry Kopetz


General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal


Errata

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Program Notes

Imagine armies gathering before the walls of a great castle long ago. The mythical story unfolds dramatically in this miniature concert suite. The three movements depict the growing sense of danger, the peaceful starry skies on the eve of battle, and the relentless approach of enemy forces.

-Program Note by publisher


Battle Suite is a very programmatic work that musically portrays a battle at some medieval castle. The story begins before the battle itself as the first section depicts the watchtower guard as they keep watch. The next section, Ursa Major, refers to the evening when the stars are shining. The third section depicts the approaching enemy.

- Program Note by the Utah Wind Symphony


Commercial Discography

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Audio Links


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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


References

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