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Lola Flores

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Terig Tucci

Terig Tucci (arr. John Krance)

General Info

Year: 1959 / 1966
Duration: c. 3:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: B. Marks Music, distributed through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00; (digital) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50

For further availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Castanets
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Here in one of the most famous paso dobles, the anticipation and pageantry as the matadors majestically enter the ring can be heard. This classic 1966 setting is a distinctive and important work for band.

- Program Note from publisher

In Spanish-speaking countries, the popularity of the paso doble (“double-step”) as a dance is inherent and perennial. The spirit and melodic appeal of the Argentine composer Terig Tucci have captured the imagination of international audiences. One of Tucci’s most famous paso dobles is Lola Flores. Here can be found all the color and excitement in the bull ring. One can instantly visualize the eager anticipation of the crowd and the prideful pageantry of the matadors as they majestically enter the ring.

- Program Note from liner notes of Mark Masters CD Wind Band Masterworks

Lola Flores, a dark-haired Spanish Flamenco dancer with a throaty voice and glittering dark eyes, was born in a small town in Andalucia. She began singing and dancing for the customers in her father’s bar as a child, and by 1952, at the age of 25, she was making a tour of the Americas. By 1965, she had made 33 films and 24 albums. Among her many admirers was Argentinian composer Terig Tucci.

- Program from March Music Notes

Some sources credit singer Alfredo Sadel (1930-1989) as co-composer, although according to the publisher he was the lyricist for the original music from which the Krance arrangement was made.


State Ratings

  • Louisiana: IV


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  • Watsonville (Calif.) Community Band (Brad Gronroos, conductor) – 8 June 2018 (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco)
  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) Wind Symphony (Tim Pardue, conductor) – 30 April 2019
  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Symphony Band (Phillip A. Ostrander, conductor) – 23 April 2019
  • Bridge City (Tx.) High School Wind Ensemble (Tami Goss, conductor) – 18 April 2019
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City) Concert Band (Eric W. Bush, conductor) – 4 October 2018
  • Sumter County (S.C.) Community Band (James H. Mills, conductor) – 4 March 2018
  • Wayne (Neb.) State College Wind Ensemble (David Bohnert, conductor) – 27 February 2018
  • Colorado Wind Ensemble (Littleton) (Martha Cox, conductor) – 1 December 2017
  • Encore Concert Band (Mokena, Ill.) (Bill Schuetter, conductor) – 15 October 2017
  • Penn State University (University Park) Symphonic Band (Dennis Glocke, conductor) – 9 October 2017
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