Galloping Joke, The

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Michael Blostein

Michael Blostein

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Subtitle: For Flexible Ensemble

General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Michael D. Blostein
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $25.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

(Percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Written in response to a call for works during the Covid19 pandemic, this work is a combination of a galop -- a fast, motivic-based work in a duple meter -- and a scherzo -- a fast work (or section of a work) in triple meter, often combining motivic and slightly longer ideas. The entire piece is supposed to be fun and energetic, keep the listener engaged, challenge the players, and should work with any combination of four instruments.

- Program Note by composer

Performance Notes

The work must be performed at the tempo of q= 172. The percussion part may be performed on drumset or with several performers.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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