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Bugs (Shaffer)

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David Shaffer

David Shaffer


General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: c. 3:50
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company - Official Website
Cost: Score & Parts - $50.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bird Whistle
  • Bongos
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Marching Box
  • Ratchet
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A unique suite in four movements: "Fireflies", "Daddy Long Legs', Butterflies", and "March of the Ants" (each movement can be performed separately). Short poems are used to introduce each movement and the delightful music which follows is sure to make "Bugs!" a favorite with students and audiences everywhere.

Bugs was commissioned by the Emerson J. Dillon Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Select Band, Phoenix, New York, David Frateschi, James C. DeMaour, Kim A. Gould, conductors.

Program Note from Publisher Website


Commercial Discography

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Audio Links

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State Ratings

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Recent Performances

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Additional Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Additional Resources

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