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Release the Hounds

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Daniel Montoya Jr

Daniel Montoya Jr

General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 3:45
Difficulty: III 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Montoya Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute 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-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This work was inspired by the "Burns' Heir" episode of the TV show The Simpsons, originally aired 14 April 1994, in which Mr. Burns pushes a button to release the hounds on Homer Simpson.

The work was commissioned by the Westwood High School Concert Band I (Austin, TX), Thomas Turpin, Director.

- Program Note adapted from score

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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