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Mysterious Village

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Michael Colgrass

Michael Colgrass


Subtitle: For Young Band


General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 6:10
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Piano
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Chimes
  • Gong


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Michael Colgrass continues to write music on commission specifically for school ensembles. Mysterious Village contains some easy tone clusters and modern compositional techniques in this mystical and subtle addition to the school band repertoire.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP III
  • Kansas: IV
  • Oregon: IV-A


Performances

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  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock) University Band (Christopher Agwu, conductor) - 6 March 2022
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) North Star Band (J. Nick Smith, conductor) – 27 February 2020
  • Shenandoah Conservatory (Winchester, Va.) Wind Ensemble (Timothy Robblee, conductor) - 4 November 2017


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Colgrass, M. (2007). Mysterious Village: For Young Band [score]. Colgrass Music: [s.l.].
  • Michael Colgrass website Accessed 4 November 2017