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Galop (arr Mitchell)

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Dmitri Kabalevsky

Dmitri Kabalevsky (arr. Daniel Mitchell)


Subtitle: From The Comedians


General Info

Year: 1940 /
Duration: c. 2:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Meredith Music Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Xylophone
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Arranged by Daniel Mitchell for xylophone solo(s) and band, this version of Dmitri Kabalevsky's Galop from The Comedians is an exciting feature that spotlights one or more keyboard percussionists in front of the band.

- Program Note from publisher


The Comedians, Op. 26, is an orchestral suite of ten numbers by Dmitry Kabalevsky. It is one of his best-known and best-loved works.

In particular, the Comedians' Galop (No. 2) is the single most famous piece of music he ever wrote. It has the same recognition factor as an easily accessible work by a Soviet composer as the Sabre Dance from Aram Khachaturian's ballet Gayane (1942).

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Richmond (Va.) Wind Ensemble (Steven Barton, conductor; Jon Gandara, xylophone) - 22 November 2021
  • Concordia University (Chicago, Ill.) Wind Symphony (Richard Fischer, conductor) - 2 November 2018
  • Whitman Wind Ensemble (Walla Walla, Wash.) (Gary Gemberling, conductor; Nicki Day-Lucore, xylophone) – 20 April 2018
  • Cascade Winds Symphonic Band (Bend, OR) (Da Judd, conductor; Cheri Redgrave, xylophone) – 5 December 2010


Works for Winds by This Composer


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