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Praeludium (Tippett)

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Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett

General Info

Year: 1962
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: VII (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Schott Musik International
Cost: Parts - Rental   |   Score Only - $13.95


Full Score
Piccolo Trumpet (in D) Trumpet (in C) I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV-V-VI
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba I-II
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Castanets
  • Snare Drum
  • Tenor Drum
  • Tom-Toms


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Praeludium was commissioned for the fortieth anniversary of the British Broadcasting Company (B.B.C.).

- Program Note from score

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Symphony (Steven D. Davis, conductor) – 1 December 2016
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (Oliver Knussen, conductor) - 4 February 2005
  • Grimethorpe Colliery Band (Elgar Howarth, conductor) - 5 February 2005
  • Royal College of Music Brass Ensemble - 3 March 2005

Works for Winds by this Composer


None discovered thus far.