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Private Eye Prowl

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Jesse Ayers

Jesse Ayers


General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Jesse Ayers
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $125.00; (digital) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00


Instrumentation

Piccolo
Flute I-II, (two players dbl on Picc I-II)
Oboe
Bb Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Electric Bass (optional)
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V-VI, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bongos
  • Hi-Hat
  • Maraca (Swirl)
  • Marimba (Optional)
  • Orchestra Bells (Glock.)
  • Police Whistle
  • Ratchet
  • Rainstick
  • Slapstick
  • Snare Drums (3)
  • Suspended Cymbal (Bowed)
  • Tam-Tam (Bowed)
  • Toms (6)
  • Vibraslap
  • Wind Chimes Or Mark Tree
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Private Eye Prowl (2013) was commissioned by the Indiana Bandmasters Association for the 2014 Indiana Junior All-State Band, Dr. Jeffrey Scott Doebler conducting. It is designed to be a fun piece for the musicians and audience alike. The music is reminiscent of the radio and TV detective genre. As a teaching piece, the piece employs syncopated patterns common in big band charts, but is carefully constructed to re-cycle those syncopations in repeating snippets/phrases so that students only need learn a few patterns to successfully perform the music.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) Concert Band (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conductor) – 26 February 2016 (CBDNA 2016 North Central Division Conference, Ames, Iowa)
  • Windiana Concert Band (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting), Valparaiso University - 25 February 2016
  • Fort Wayne Area Community Band (Susan Jehl, conducting) - 9 June 2014
  • Valpaaraiso University Chamber Concert Band (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting), Valparaiso University - 18 October 2014
  • Michigan City Municipal Band (IN) (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting), - 24 July 2014
  • Luther Summer Music Festival Band (IA) (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting), - 17 July 2014
  • Windworks of Washington (DC) (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting) - 01 June 2014
  • Indiana Junior All-State Band (Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conducting) - 25 January 2014


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