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Blue Orchid, The

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William Owens

William Owens


Subtitle: A Tango for Band


General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: TRN
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium (optional Trombone II)
Tuba
Timpani (optional)
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Dark and sultry, The Blue Orchid is a work based on a wonderfully torrid Lain American ballroom dance. With its rich melodic flow and warm harmonies, it's an excellent showpiece for ensembles of any caliber and a wonderful change of pace.

For Mr. Doug Hazlewood, Fort Worth, TX.

- Program Note from score


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