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Gustav Holst Band Classics

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Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst, (arr. Geoffrey Edwards)

General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Symphony
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $52.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F
Timpani (optional)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This delightful medley includes settings of three movements from three of the legendary composer's most appreciated works. The lively opening section is a setting of Intermezzo from First Suite in E-flat that includes initial melodic responsibilities for horn and tenor saxophone. The contrasting middle section, with expressive melodic material in upper woodwinds and trumpets, is drawn from Second Suite in F – Song Without Words: I'll Love My love. The stately closing section, March from A Moorside Suite, brings the arrangement to a majestic conclusion.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist 74.7 (March 2020): 52. Print
  • Perusal score