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Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (arr. Stephen Bulla)


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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


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

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 by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Lodi (Calif.) Community Band (Art Holton, conductor) – 8 June 2018 (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco)
  • Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, Calif.) Concert Band (Greg Stoll, conductor) – 5 November 2016
  • City of Fairfax (Va.) Band (Robert Pouliot, conductor) - 19 March 2016
  • Phoenix (N.Y.) Community Band (David Frateschi, conductor) – 9 November 2015


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