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Fourth Suite for Band

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

General Info

Year: 1994
Duration: c. 11:45
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company - Official Website
Cost: Score & Parts - $160.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Full Score

Brass Choir
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III

Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Eb Soprano Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon (Opt.)
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Bb Cornet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells
  • Xylophone


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Program Notes

Subtitled “City of Music”, this impressive 3 movement suite was commissioned by the City of Takasaki, Japan. The movements: Intrada, Aria, and March, all are written to challenge mature bands and this work displays why Alfred Reed’s music is a favorite of upper level groups around the world.

Fourth Suite for Band was commissioned by the City of Tahasaki, Japan for its annual Festival of the Arts, and is dedicated to the Karasugawa Wind Orchestra, Kenichi Kodama, conductor.

Program Note from Publisher Website

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Vassar College and Community Wind Ensemble (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) (James Osborn, conductor) – 23 February 2020

Works for Winds by this Composer


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