Good Swing Wenceslas

From Wind Repertory Project
Sammy Nestico

Arranged by Sammy Nestico


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General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: c. 3:55
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano 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
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Originally written for the Boston Pops Orchestra, this marvelous holiday setting has been re-worked for winds. It features the classic carol Good King Wenceslas in a variety of jazz-flavored styles.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Santa Clarita Concert Band (Panorama City, Calif.) (Tim Durand, conductor) - 3 December 2023
  • Piedmont Wind Symphony (Winston-Salem, N.C.) (Mark A. Norman, conductor) - 6 December 2022
  • Peachtree Wind Ensemble (Fayetteville, Ga.) (Mike Daniell, conductor) - 3 December 2022
  • Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville) Wind Symphony (John Bell, conductor) - 2 December 2021
  • Whitehouse Wind Symphony (Somerville, N.J.) (James P. Sheeley, Jr., conductor) – 8 December 2019
  • Community Band of Brevard (Merritt Island, Fla.) (Marion A. Scott, conductor) – 10 December 2018
  • Peninsula Concert Band (Hampton, Va.) (Ronnie Tong, conductor) – 10 December 2017
  • Kings Park Concert Band (Springfield, Va.) (Richard Bergman, conductor) – 17 December 2017
  • New Horizons Band of Sonoma County (Healdsburg, Calif.) (Lew Sbrana, conductor) – 17 December 2017
  • Contra Costa Wind Symphony (Walnut Creek, Calif.) (Brad Hogarth, conductor) – 12 December 2016
  • Phoenix (N.Y.) Community Band (David Frateschi, conductor) – 21 December 2015
  • Kings Park Concert Band (Fairfax, Va.) (Rich Bergman, conductor) - 14 December 2014
  • Waco (Tex.) Community Band (Brian Davis, conductor) - 10 December 2013


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Nestico, S. (2006). Good Swing Wenceslas [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.