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Ruckus

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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge


General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Grand Mesa Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $70.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Piano (optional)
Timpani
Percussion I-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • China Cymbals
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Tom-Tom
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The dictionary defines a “ruckus” as a noisy commotion, fracas or rumpus. This powerful, rhythmic work fits this definition by combining jazz, rock, and symphonic sensibilities into a unique work for concert band, featuring 5/4 meter and a creative use of orchestrations. This piece was commissioned for the 2013 Central Cass High School Band from Casselton, North Dakota.

- Program Note by the Indian Springs Middle School Wind Ensemble concert program, 18 December 2014


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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Riverside High School (Painesville, Ohio) Wind Ensemble (David A. Schwartz, conductor) - 14 May 2021
  • River Valley Wind Ensemble (Kankakee County, Ill.) (Amanda Gee, conductor) – 5 May 2019
  • Poland (Ohio) Seminary High School Wind Ensemble (Jeff Hvizdos, conductor) – 21 February 2019
  • Oak Ridge (Tenn.) Community Band (Shaun Salem, conductor) – 10 February 2019
  • Arkansas State University (Jonesboro) Symphonic Winds (Sarah Labovitz, conductor) – 9 November 2017
  • Kings County (N.Y.) Concert Band (Jasmine Britt, conductor) – 29 October 2016
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Concert Band (Brian T. Wolfe, conductor) – 25 April 2016
  • Lovinggood Middle School (Powder Springs, Ga.) 8th Grade Symphonic Band (Joseph Heiberger, conductor) – 18 February 2016 (CBDNA 2016 Southern Division Conference, Charleston, S.C.)
  • Arkansas (Fayetteville) Winds Community Concert Band (Michael Ferguson, conductor) - 6 July 2015
  • Indian Springs Middle School (Keller, Tex.) Band (David Puckett, conductor) - 18 December 2014 (2014 Midwest Clinic)
  • PNG Symphonic Band - 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer

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