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Premier, The

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Edward Llewellyn (arr. James Moyer)

General Info

Year: ca. 1920-1930, arr. 2006
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III (soloist V) (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alliance Publications
Cost: Score & Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $20.00


Full Score
Xylophone Solo
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Woodblock


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The Premier polka was originally published by Gamble Hinged Music Company for cornet, baritone, or xylophone solo. While no specific date is listed for this work, similar compositions by Edward Llewellyn were published in 1940. This solo is in the spirit of a "novelty" piece popular in Vaudeville during the 1920's.

Program Note by James Moyer

Commercial Discography

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Additional Works for Winds by this Composer

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