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Hill Country Theme, The

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Glenn Paxton

Glenn Paxton (arr. David Lovrien)


General Info

Year: 1966 / 2019
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Lovebird Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Harp (optional)
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine

Guitar (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This beloved Texas anthem was written for the TV documentary Lyndon Johnson's Texas and later recorded by the Boston Pops on their album The Pops Goes West. But it is most fondly remembered as the original theme from Bob Phillips' TV travelogue Texas Country Reporter.

David Lovrien's arrangement captures the original majesty while adding quotes from The Yellow Rose of Texas in this exciting setting for concert band.

- Program Note from publisher


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