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Comedians' Galop

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Dmitri Kabalevsky

Dmitri Kabalevsky (arr. Jennings)


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Subtitle: from The Comedians


General Info

Year: 1940 / 2006
Duration: c. 1:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Schirmer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III:

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Comedians, Op. 26, is an orchestral suite of ten numbers by Dmitry Kabalevsky. It is one of his best-known and best-loved works.

In particular, the Comedians' Galop (No. 2) is the single most famous piece of music he ever wrote. It has the same recognition factor as an easily accessible work by a Soviet composer as the Sabre Dance from Aram Khachaturian's ballet Gayane (1942).

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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State Ratings

  • West Virginia: III


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