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Rookie of the Year

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Bill Conti

Bill Conti (arr. Larry Daehn)


Subtitle: Main Title March


General Info

Year: 1993 / 2013
Duration: c. 4:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Daehn Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $76.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drums (2)
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Bill Conti, of Rocky fame, wrote the theme music for this 1993 sports comedy film and listeners loved it! The critics described it as "orchestral fireworks" and "a heroic sports score, part Mozart, part marching band." An absolute "big league" piece for band that will hit a home run with audiences.

- Program Note from publisher


Rookie of the Year is a 1993 American sports comedy film starring Thomas Ian Nicholas and Gary Busey as players for the Chicago Cubs baseball team.

Henry Rowengartner, an unskilled Little Leaguer, dreams of playing in the major leagues. Henry breaks his arm catching a fly ball. When the doctor removes his cast, he discovers Henry's tendons have healed "a little too tight", enabling Henry to pitch with incredible force.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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