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Highlights from "Doctor Who"

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Murray Gold

Murray Gold (arr. Robert Buckley)


General Info

Year: 2010 / 2019
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part 1

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Violin

Part 2

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Violin

Part 3

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Horn in F
  • Violin
  • Viola

Part 4

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Horn in F
  • Cello

Part 5

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • String Bass
  • Electric Bass
  • Cello

Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Anvil
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Drum Set
  • Gong
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone

iPad/iPhone Theramin (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Featuring music composed for the long-standing popular British TV series, here is an entertaining medley of themes representing your favorite heroes and aliens. Included are: The Doctor; Cybermen; Daleks; Martha and Rose, all in a setting for bands of any size or instrumentation.

- Program Note by publisher


Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.

The show is a significant part of British popular culture, and elsewhere it has gained a cult following.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Performance Notes

While the use of a theramin is optional in this arrangement, adding this iconic and distinctive sound, as heard in the original Dr. Who main theme, will add greatly to the overall effect and is quite easy to do.

On an iPad, use the GarageBand app and select the keyboard sound "Fifties Sci Fi" found in the "Leads" menu.


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