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Estampie (Nelhybel)

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Vaclav Nelhybel

Vaclav Nelhybel


General Info

Year: 1966
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Instrumentation

Condensed Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail needed)


Antiphonal Brass Choir:

  • B-flat Solo Trumpet I-II-III
  • Solo Trombone I-II-III


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Without being an overly difficult work, Estampie offers a vital and attractive artistic package revealing the keen imagination of the composer. The estampie is a medieval dance pattern in which a soloist alternated with the group singing and dancing in a kind of "round." Nelhybel emplyed this idea by alternating expressive woodwind passages with the marcato antiphonal sound of the broass choir. His distinctive use of percussion is again shown in this work.

- Program Note from Program Notes for Band


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Minnesota: II
  • Tennessee: IV


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Nelhybel, V. (1966). Estampie : for Symphonic Band and Antiphonal Brass Choir [score]. Frank Music Corp.: New York.
  • Smith, Norman E. (2002). Program Notes for Band. Chicago: GIA Publications, pp. 443.