Estrellita (arr. Walters)

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Manuel Ponce

Manual Ponce (arr. Harold L. Walters)


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The title translates from the Spanish as "little star."


General Info

Year: 1912 / 1953
Duration: c. 2:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Voice and piano
Publisher: Rubank
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Instrumentation

Condensed Score
D-flat Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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 Cornets I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV<be /> Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Manual Ponce composed his most famous work Estrellita (little star) in 1912. This is not a normal love song, as is usually thought, but "nostalgia viva" (living nostalgia). Ponce was also the first Mexican composer to project popular music onto the world stage: Estrellita has been part of the repertoire of the main orchestras of the world and countless singers.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Metropolitan Winds (Plano, Tx.) (Frank Felice, conductor) - 4 March 2023
  • Woodside (Calif.) Village Band (Yessica Gallagher, conductor) - 11 June 2022


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