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Over the Rainbow

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Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen (arr. Warren Barker)


Subtitle: From The Wizard of Oz


General Info

Year: 1938 / 1967
Duration: c. 4:13
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00   |   Score Only - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Solo E-flat Alto Saxophone
Solo B-flat Tenor Saxophone
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bells
  • Drum Set
  • Suspended Cymbal


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

"But no one will want to sing or play a melody that begins with an octave leap!" said an early critic. That melody that no one would sing or play is now probably the best known in the world. From The Wizard of Oz comes the song that has charmed millions. Warren Barker treats this scoring with care in a lush setting perfect for any concert occasion.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Paul W. Popiel, conductor; Katherine Anderson, soprano) - 25 February 2021
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Paul Popiel, conductor; Katherine Anderson, soprano) - 13 September 2020
  • Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa) Symphonic Band (Scott Muntefering, conductor; Jennifer Larson, soprano) – 6 April 2019
  • Western Reserve Community Band (Hudson, Ohio) (Ralph Meyer, conductor) - 19 August 2018
  • Lone Star Symphonic Band (Katy, Tex.) (Bob Bryant, conductor; Bonnie Steele, vocal) - 7 May 2017
  • Sequim (Wash.) City Band (Tyler Benedict, conductor) – 7 May 2017
  • Gold Coast Wind Ensemble (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) (Clint Hawley, conductor) – 28 January 2016
  • San Luis Obispo (Calif.) Wind Orchestra (Jennifer Martin, conductor; Deanna Delore, soprano) – 25 September 2016
  • Charlottesville (Va.) Municipal Band (Stephen R. Layman, conductor; Tom McKenzie, trombone) - 19 October 2014
  • Northdale Concert Band (Toronto, Ont.) (Louie Madrid Calleja, conductor) - 28 October 2012


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