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Bittersweet Ballad

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Allen Molineux

Allen Molineux

General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Manuscript
Cost: Contact Allen Molineux


Full Score
Solo B-flat Tuba
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Gong, small
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal, medium
  • Triangle, large
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This work, a more tonal one than usual from this composer, keeps flirting emotionally between moments of simple tenderness and moments of mild regret. The work shows off the lyrical side of the tubist.

- Program Note by composer


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Allen Molineux, personal correspondence, June 2019