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Overture for a New Time

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Charles L. Booker Jr.

Charles Booker


General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 5:35
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Print Music Source
Cost: Score and Parts - $46.00   |   Score Only - $16.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Chimes
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


Errata

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Program Notes

This stately overture is a captivating concert work for young band. It's fresh and extremely musical, from its brass and percussion opening through the driving, highly melodic development section.

- Program Note by publisher


This work is a dazzling overture from Arkansas composer Charles Booker. Written in a traditional ABA format, this work features the upper brass and woodwind instruments from the ensemble.

- Program Note by the George Junior High School Symphonic Band concert program, 18 December 2014


Commercial Discography

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


References

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