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Jet Stream (flex)

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Gary D. Ziek

Gary D Ziek

General Info

Year: 2016 / 2020
Duration: c. 4:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Oboe (optional Flute II)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I/B-flat Trumpet I
B-flat Soprano Clarinet II/B-flat Trumpet II
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
Horn in F
Trombone I
Trombone II/Euphonium
Bassoon/Bass Clarinet/Baritone Saxophone/Tuba

Percussion I-VI, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The jet stream is a fast-moving current of air found high in the atmosphere that directly affects the weather all around the globe. This composition, rescored to be performed by bands with reduced instrumentation, portrays the various speeds and motions of these powerful air currents that have a major influence throughout the world. An opening series of festive fanfares introduces the arrival of this majestic force of nature, followed by the flowing melody that soars throughout - much like the fast-moving rivers of air that make up this irrepressible force of nature.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

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