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Gala XXV: A Symphonic Overture

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Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith


General Info

Year: 1982
Duration: c. 9:15
Difficulty: IV
Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts - $85.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat 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
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • Cabasa
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Timbales
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

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Program Notes

The California Band Director's Association (CBDA) commissioned Claude T. Smith to compose a work for symphonic band to commemorate the 25th anniversary of their State High School Honor Bands program. The resulting piece, GALA XXV: A Symphonic Overture for Band, was premiered at the Cabot College Auditorium in Hayward, California on February 11, 1982 conducted by Claude T. Smith.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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