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Catch Me If You Can

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John Williams

John Williams (arr. Jay Bocook)

General Info

Year: 2002
Duration: 6:40
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Full Score and Parts: $80.00


Full Score
Solo Alto Saxophone
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass

  • Bell Tree
  • Chimes
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone

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Program Notes

Haunting and captivating describes John Williams' score to the hit movie Catch Me If You Can that starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. The music features an alto sax soloist and a wide variety of unique percussion and scoring devices. This superb arrangement includes the most striking musical themes from the soundtrack in a marvelous concert setting.

- Program Notes publisher

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  • Cleveland State University (Ohio) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Birch Browning, conductor; John Perrine, alto saxophone) - 11 April 2021
  • Western University (London, Ont.) Wind Ensemble (Colleen Richardson, conductor; Bobbi Thompson, alto saxophone) – 25 October 2019
  • Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa) Symphonic Band (Scott Muntefering, conductor; Meghan Schumacker, alto saxophone ) – 6 April 2019
  • ECMS Music Educators Wind Ensemble (William Tiberio, conductor; Ramon Ricker, alto saxophone) – 7 November 2018
  • Windham (NH) Concert Band (Spencer Aston, conductor; Kevin Smith, alto saxophone) – 7 April 2018
  • Foothill Symphonic Band (Palo Alto, Calif.) (David Bruce Adams, conductor; Dan Ortega, alto saxophone) – 12 March 2017
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, Va.) Wind Ensemble (Christopher Dobbins, conductor; Tom Artwick, alto saxophone) – 1 November 2016
  • Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.) Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, conductor; José Encarnación, saxophone; Tom Artwick, alto saxophone) – 30 January 2016

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