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Moscow, 1941 (flex)

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Brian Balmages

Brian Balmages

General Info

Year: 2006 / 2020
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

(Includes parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 for each wind instrument)

Full Score

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Horn in F
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba

Alto Clef
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Claves
  • Mallet Percussion
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-Tom
  • Wind Chimes


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Based on the famous Russian song Meadowlands, this work also uses original material to tell the story of the Red Army successfully defending Moscow against the German invasion of World War II.

Moscow, 1941 was commissioned by the Perry Hall Middle School Symphonic Band (Perry Hall, Maryland), Neil Fishler and Kelly Clavell, directors.

- Program Note from publisher

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

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State Ratings

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