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Open Thy Heart

From Wind Repertory Project
Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (arr. Andrew Glover)


Subtitle: Spanish Serenade: For Solo Flute with Concert Band Accompaniment


General Info

Year: 1859 / 2014
Duration: c. 2:35
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Soprano with Orchestra
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $68.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo Flute
C Piccolo/Flute
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
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Castanets
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Open Thy Heart (translated from Ouvre ton Coeur) is a song by George Bizet (1838-1875), a famous French composer from the Romantic era. It is excerpted from his Ode-Symphonie entitled Vasco da Gama composed around 1859, and was originally written for soprano with orchestra.

This arrangement is written for solo flute with concert band, but could also be performed by a soprano vocal artist with the band.

- Program Note by publisher


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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Gateway Concert Band (Enumclaw, Wash.) (Jack Prindle, conductor; Anna Clarke, flute) – 3 December 2017


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