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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


Full Score
Solo Xylophone
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
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
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

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

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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