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Fantasy on "March Slav"

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Peter I. Tchaikovsky

Peter I. Tchaikovsky (arr. David Bobrowitz)


General Info

Year: 1876 / 2019
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music Publishers
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00; (digital) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00;


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II (II optional)
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III (5-6 players), including:

  • Bells
  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-toms (2: low and high)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Based on the famous Tchaikovsky tone poem March Slave originally published in 1876, this setting by David Bobrowitz is a reimagining of the original work that allows younger players to directly experience the magic of the original. Similar to Tchaikovsky’s work, the opening of the Fantasy creates a mysterious aura of shimmering minor key sound. As the piece progresses, the tempo, rhythms, and volume intensify in an excitement curve that mimics the original, but in a shortened time frame.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Additions D
  • Florida: Additions II


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