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Overture to a Winter Festival

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James Curnow

James Curnow


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General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 6:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Curnow Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $14.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
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 Cornet/Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Jim Curnow borrows snippets of various holiday songs and carols and develops them into larger, more original statements. The result is a challenging and captivating concert work, with optional off-stage brass quartet parts.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the Concord Band, Concord, Massachusetts.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Curnow, J. (1995). Overture to a Winter Festival [score]. Curnow Music Press: Wilmore, Ky.