Hot Canary, The

From Wind Repertory Project
Paul Nero

Paul Nero (arr. Harold L Walters)


General Info

Year: 1948
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Leeds Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Condensed Score
Violin Solo (optional)
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The Hot Canary was originally a violin exercise that Kurt [Polnarioff, composer Paul Nero's real name]'s father, Poppa Polnarioff, frequently used. Kurt then adapted it to the pop hit we now know.

- Program Note from Ask Mr. Music, Jerry Osborne


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Marple Newtown Community Band (Media, Penn.) (Kevin Sparks, conductor) - 20 May 2023
  • Belleville (Ill.) Community Band (Jackie Siddle, conductor) – 17 May 2017


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