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Keane Southard

Keane Southard

General Info

Year: 2012
Original Medium: Chamber Orchestra
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: IV-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Spindrift Pages
Cost: Score and Parts (PDF) - $70.00   |   Score Only (PDF) - $10.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Sax I-II
Bb Tenor Sax
Eb Baritone Sax
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Trombone III (Bass)
Piano (if no Harp and/or Celesta)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Snare Drum
  • Whip (Slapstick)
  • Crash Cymbals
  • High Triangle
  • Ratchet
  • 2 Woodblocks
  • Glockenspiel
  • Large Bass Drum
  • Maracas
  • Temple Blocks


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Carousel for Concert Band was originally written for Chamber Orchestra as the third movement of my Mini-Symphony in 2008. It is inspired by the wonderful calliope and fairground organ waltzes that I heard as a child as well as the great waltzes of Ravel, both of which I maintain a strong affinity for. There is also a little bit of Charles Ives in this work, whose sense of nostalgia in his work, particularly New England nostalgia, seeped into my creating. This Concert Band version was created in 2012.

-Program Note by Keane Southard

Commercial Discography

  • Northeastern State University Wind Ensemble (Norman Wika, conductor)


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


  • Northeastern State University (Oklahoma) Wind Ensemble (Norman Wika, conductor) - 19 November 2015

Works for Winds by This Composer