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Pioneer Songs

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Larry Daehn

Larry Daehn


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 2:25
Difficulty: I-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Daehn Publications, through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
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
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani (optional)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Based on three well-known American songs from the pioneer days, this selection for young bands offers nice variety of style. The expressive quotation of Down in the Valley and the lively tunes Cindy and Skip to My Lou make this a treat for the audience.

- Program Note from publisher


Media

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State Ratings

  • California: SCSBOA Band Music List Grade .5
  • Georgia: II
  • Louisiana: I
  • Louisiana: II
  • Louisiana: LMEA Band 2019-20 Additions GR 2
  • Michigan: Junior High C
  • North Carolina: II
  • Ohio: OMEA Junior High School Band C
  • Texas: II. Complete


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Daehn, L. (2003). Pioneer Songs [score]. Daehn Publications: New Glarus, Wisc.
  • Perusal score