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Normandy Beach

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John Edmondson

John Edmondson


General Info

Year: 1982
Duration: 2:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $55.00 | Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Cornet (in Bb) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Baritone Bass Clef
Baritone Treble Clef
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Timpani


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This appealing and stately British style march has been a staple in the repertoire for young bands since it was first published in 1982. Written using a tempo which is slower than typical American marches, it opens with a feature for percussion and flutes. Gradually other sections join the mix until reaching the magnificent strains for full band. From there, the instrumentation thins out, leading to a reprise of the flute and percussion statement.

Program Notes from publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Southern California School Band & Orchestra Assoc. - C


Performances

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Resources

  • Edmondson, J. (1982). Normandy Beach [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.