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Caprice

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William Himes

William Himes


General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts - $40.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

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

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


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This lively, playful piece is written in ABA form. The composer has cleverly blended contemporary harmonies and strong melodic ideas with classical composition techniques to create Caprice.

-Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C
  • Georgia: II
  • Indiana: ISSMA JUNIOR BAND GROUP II
  • Louisiana: II
  • Michigan: Junior High B
  • North Carolina: II
  • South Carolina: II
  • Virginia: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Himes, W. (1989). Caprice [score]. General Words and Music Co.: San Diego, Calif.
  • Miles, Richard B., and Larry Blocher. 2002. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 4. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 149-153.