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Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head

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Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach (arr. Tatgenhorst)

General Info

Year: 1969
Difficulty:(see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hanson House

Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print

For availability information, see Discussion area.


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II
Trombone I
Trombone II/Euphonium

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head is B. J. Thomas's #1 song, written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach for the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. It won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.] David and Bacharach also won Best Original Score. It was recorded in seven takes, after Bacharach expressed dissatisfaction with the first six. In the film version of the song, B. J. Thomas had been recovering from laryngitis, which made his voice sound hoarser than in the 7-inch release. The film version featured a separate instrumental break when Paul Newman undertook stunts on a bicycle.

-Program Note from Wikipedia


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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