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Blue Sky Day

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Timothy Mahr

Timothy Mahr


General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 2:50
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00 (print) | Score Only (print) - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat TrumpetI-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Sandpaper blocks
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-Tam
  • Timpani
  • Tom-toms
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Nothing beats waking up in the morning, stepping outside and finding that there isn’t a cloud in the sky. Such great promise is held in a blue sky day. This work hopefully reflects the optimism embodied in this somewhat innocent phrase.

Program note by Timothy Mahr


Blue Sky Day was commissioned for the 2005 North Dakota All-State Band by the North Dakota National Band Association, and the North Dakota Music Educators Association.


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