Selections from "The Great Race"

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (arr. Stephen Bulla)

General Info

Year: 1965 / 2015
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $85.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbal
  • Drum Set
  • Glockenspiel
  • Ratchet
  • Siren Whistle
  • Sizzle Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This 1965 comedy classic from director Blake Edwards featured an all-star cast, an outlandish story, and terrific music by Henry Mancini. This entertaining medley will be a crowd pleaser even for those who haven't seen the movie. Includes: Overture; He Shouldn't-a, Hadn't-a, Oughtn't-a Swang on Me; They're Off; Push the Button; Max; The Sweetheart Tree; The Royal Waltz and The Great Race March.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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