Introduction and Capriccio for Piano and 24 Winds

From Wind Repertory Project
John Barnes Chance

John Barnes Chance

General Info

Year: 1966
Duration: c. 7:15
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts - $98.98


Full Score
Solo Piano
C Piccolo
Alto Flute
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Introduction and Capriccio is a short work featuring a piano soloist and a small wind band. A capriccio is a short work thqat is lively and somewhat humorous in nature. It contains a loose structure free of form restrictions. The capriccio was commonplace in the Baroque period and was frequently used by Bach and Vivaldi.

- Program Note from Florida State University Wind Ensemble concert program, 7 November 2023


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Chance, J. (1966). Introduction and Capriccio for Piano and 24 Winds [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: London.