March from "Griffelkin"
Lukas Foss (arr. by the composer)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
C Trumpet I-II-III-IV (IV optional)
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
(percussion detail desired)
None discovered thus far.
Griffelkin is an opera by Lukas Foss with a libretto by Alastair Reid. The opera was first performed on November 6, 1955, in a nationwide telecast by the NBC Opera Theatre.
Griffelkin is a young devil residing in hell's nursery. On his tenth birthday, he is allowed to spend a day on earth to do as many bad deeds as he can. To aid him in the task, he is given a magic potion that will bring objects to life.
- Program Note from Wikipedia
The composer made this band arrangement for the Tanglewood Fanfare, 1989.
- Program Note from score
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- Alabama: Class BB
- Virginia: V
To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project
- Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.) Wind Ensemble (Andrew Mast, conductor) – 9 November 2018
Works for Winds by This Composer
- American Fanfare (1990)
- Concerto for Band (2002)
- Concerto for Oboe and Band (arr. Rhoads)
- Discrepancy for 24 Winds
- March from "Griffelkin" (1955/1994)
- Foss, L. (1990/1994). March from "Griffelkin:" For Wind Ensemble [score]. Carl Fischer: New York.
- Griffelkin, Wikipedia Accessed 1 November 2018