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Lightning Fingers

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Fillmore

Henry Fillmore (arr. Robert E Foster)


General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III-IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer

Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Clarinet
Flute/Piccolo
Oboe
Bassoon
Eb Clarinet
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
Cornet (in Bb) I-II
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba I-II
Timpani
Percussion, including :

  • Bells
  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Lightning Fingers showcases the musical and technical virtuosity of the solo clarinetist in this original work by legendary bandmaster and composer Henry Fillmore. It is a happy, showy display piece, which has been enjoyed by generations of performers and audiences alike. The solo was written for Louise Reztke, whom Fillmore referred to as the “Phantom Clarinetist.” Reztke was the soloist for Fillmore’s own band and was featured many times on their radio broadcasts. Robert Foster’s new edition cleans up some inconsistencies present in older editions and makes it accessible to a new generation of band musicians.

-Program note by publisher


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