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Selections from "Corpse Bride"

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Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman (arr. Victor Lopez)

General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: c. 4:20
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
String Bass
Piano (optional)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Bone Jangles
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks
  • Tom-Toms (3)
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The music of Danny Elfman has gathered loyal fans for its creativity and at times quirky nature, and these selections from the award-nominated Tim Burton film are no exception. A fascinating mix of spooky, swing and majestic, this medley shows his unique and appealing writing style. The variety of moods and engaging and imaginative percussion effects make it a thoroughly entertaining arrangement.

This medley includes Corpse Bride (Main Title), Remains of the Day, and Wedding Song.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • The Simpsons (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Murtha) (1990/2008)

All Wind Works


  • Elfman, D.; Lopez, V. (2006). Corpse Bride [score]. Alfred Publishing: Van Nuys, Calif.
  • Perusal score