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Highlights from "Rocketman"

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Elton John

Elton John (arr. Johnnie Vinson)


General Info

Year: 2019 / 2020
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
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:

  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Drum Set
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Vibraphone

Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Elton John's hits have become an enduring part of our pop culture, and many of these familiar classics are featured in the biopic Rocketman. Four of these catchy melodies are featured in a flexible instrumentation setting that includes Rocket Man; Crocodile Rock; Your Song and I’m Still Standing.

- Program Note by publisher


Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of British musician Elton John. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard . The film follows John in his early days in England as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his musical partnership with Taupin. The film is titled after John's 1972 song Rocket Man.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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