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Manhattan Suite

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John D. Stevens

John D Stevens


Subtitle: For Four Tubas


General Info

Year: 1979
Duration: c. 15:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Peer Music Classical
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $27.95


Movements

1. Rock – 3:35
2. Slow Swing – 4:30
3. Jazz Waltz – 2:00
4. Slow and Free, Suddenly Much Faster – 5:45


Instrumentation

Full Score
Tuba I-II-III-IV (or Euphonium I-II; Tuba I-II)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This four-movement work by John Stevens encompasses many different popular styles like rock, jazz and swing. This piece requires improvisation on three of the performers' parts. It's a great piece for large ensemble as well as quartet to highlight jazz performers and star talent.

- Program Note from publisher


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

  • Indiana: LOW BRASS CHOIRS


Performances

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  • Kennesaw (Ga.) State University Wind Ensemble (David Kehler, conductor) - 30 September 2020
  • Dosanko Ensemble (Japan) - 2020


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Stevens, J. (1979). Manhattan Suite: For Four Tubas [score]. Southern Music: New York.