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New Comrades

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Carl Teike

Carl Teike (ed. Frederick Fennell)


This work also may appear under its title in German, Neue Kameraden


General Info

Year: 1965 / 1979
Duration: c. 2:15
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Erdo-Verlag Annemarie Budde through Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Clarinet I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra-Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Euphonium
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The important phases of Carl Teike’s life are well known: The time of his education at Wollin, his military duty in Ulm, which, after a promising beginning did not end in a way that Teike had presumably expected. Then there is the short “Upper Swabian excursion” to Ravensburg and finally there are the years in Potsdam as a member of the Royal Police Force. After severe illness there are the final years that he spent in Landsberg an der Warthe (now Gorzów Wielkopolski) as a district messenger.

Carl Teike composed during all of those years and left behind a substantial number of works. Most of them were marches which Karl Anton Döll listed in his fine book Old Comrades dedicated to the memory of his uncle Carl Teike. In 1966 thrilling marches still aroused interest, as it almost created a sensation when a new unknown march by Teike was found. Döll suggested as title New Comrades, thus alluding to his uncle’s masterpiece Old Comrades. The principal director of music of the German Federal Armed Forces, Colonel Stephan, personally produced the first recording of this march. Then silence settled down and the piece almost fell into oblivion.

- Program Note by Rundel


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Sooner Campus Band (Brian Wolfe, conductor) – 1 March 2020


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Teike, C.; Fennell, F. (1979). New Comrades : March = Neue Kameraden [score]. Erdo-Verlag Annemarie Budde: Berlin.