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March Dramatic

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Robert Jager

Robert Jager


General Info

Year: 1969 / 1996
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $40.00   |   Score Only (print) - $4.75


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute I
Flute II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
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
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

March Dramatic was commissioned and premiered by the Perrysburg (Ohio) High School Band. Although rather traditional in form, harmonic structure, and melody, the rhythmic repetition of the first three notes, the unexpected accents, and the dynamic contrast offer just the right amount of variety.

- Program Note from March Music Notes


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Jager, R. [1969]. March "Dramatic": For Symphonic Band [score]. Southern Music: San Antonio, Tex.
  • Smith, Norman E. (1986). March Music Notes. Lake Charles, La.: Program Note Press, pp. 225.