Novel Romance

From Wind Repertory Project
Jonathan Newman

Jonathan Newman

Subtitle: Variations for Winds

General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 7:25
Difficulty: "Advanced" (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: OK Feel Good Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) – Rental ($300.00)   |   Score Only (print) - $34.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
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-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Harp (optional)
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crotales
  • Drum Set
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Piatti
  • Tam-tam
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A theme and variations in reverse, this novel work hides romantic music in a cloud of shifting styles. The theme eventually reveals itself, but in time it betrays its true nature—showing why this romance is novel.

- Program Note by composer

The XI Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia in honor of their 100th Anniversary and the University of Kansas Bands.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Symphonic Band (Matt Smith, conductor) – 6 December 2018 *Premiere Performance*

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