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Jolly Robbers Overture (arr Laurendeau)

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Franz von Suppé

Franz von Suppé (arr. Louis-Philippe Laurendeau)

This work is often identified by its German title, " Banditenstreiche."

General Info

Year: 1867 / 1897
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: BOVACO Music Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $15.00

For further availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
Db Piccolo
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Soprano Saxophone
Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Soprano Cornet
Cornets Solo-I-II
Eb Horn or Alto I-II-III
Bb Tenor Horn
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)

(Percussion detail undifferentiated in score)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This work begins with a fanfare, then some very soft, almost funereal music, with a repeat of the fanfare, in a higher register. This is followed by a march, with bugle-like sounds. Soon, the music becomes dramatic, only to be followed by a lyrical midsection. There then appears a "trotting" rhythm, turning sprightly, and reminding us of a horse parade. The work ends with the usual rousing finale characteristic of Suppé.

- Program Note from Manchester Symphony concert program, 11 May 2003

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Suppé, F.; Laurendeau, L. (1897). Jolly Robbers [score]. Carl Fischer: [s.l.]