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Rhythm of the Winds

From Wind Repertory Project
Frank Erickson

Frank Erickson

General Info

Year: 1964
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $77.00; (digital) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This popular standard in the lighter programming repertoire is a bright, energetic work which displays many of the compositional techniques for which Frank Erickson is so famous.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class D
  • Arkansas: II
  • Georgia: III
  • Kansas: II
  • Maryland: III
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • Mississippi: II-A
  • North Carolina: III
  • South Carolina: IV
  • Tennessee: III
  • Virginia: IV
  • West Virginia: III


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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Erickson, F. (1964). Rhythm of the Winds [score]. Belwin Mills: Miami, Fla.