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Harford Rhapsody

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Patrick J. Burns

Patrick Burns


General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Bandworks Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Cymbal (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Tubular Bells (Chimes)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Harford Rhapsody was written for all of my friends in the Bel Air Community Band (Maryland), directed by Scott Sharnetzka. I have a long association with this fine ensemble and have very many friends in northeastern Maryland as a result of my work with the BACB over the years. This piece is meant to be a lyric/dramatic portrait of the gorgeous landscape and wonderful people I know there. At times gentle and haunting, at other times passionately expressive and dramatic, Harford Rhapsody is a kind of summation of what this place and its people mean to me.

-Program Note by Composer


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Recent Performances

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  • Bel Air Community Band (C. Scott Sharnetzka, conductor) - 9 May 2011
  • Havre de Grace High School Symphonic Band (Patrick Burns, conductor) - 3 May 2011
  • Bloomfield Youth Band (Patrick Burns, conductor)- 22 February 2011
  • Harford County High School Honor Band (Patrick Burns, conductor) - 5 February 2011
  • Bloomfield Youth Band (Patrick Burns, conductor)- 10 December 2010
  • Cocalico High School Wind Ensemble (Patrick Burns, conductor) - 8 November 2010


Works for Winds by this Composer


Additional Resources