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Selections from Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins"

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Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman

Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman (arr. Irwin Kostal; ed. Alfred Reed)

General Info

Year: 1963 / 1964
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Hansen Educational Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Condensed Score
C Piccolo
D-flat Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F and E-flat I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Coconut Shells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Iron Plate
  • Ratchet
  • Rattles
  • Sandpaper Blocks
  • Shoes on Salt
  • Snare Drum
  • Spoons
  • Washboard
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

P. L. Travers's legendary magical British nanny came delightfully to life in the 1964 Walt Disney film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. At least 17 original songs by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman enhanced this musically rich movie, and their score won two Grammy Awards and two Academy Awards. In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

- Program Note adapted from Wikipedia

This medley includes the melodies A Spoonful of Sugar, I Love to Laugh, Sand Dance, Jolly 'Holiday, Step in Time, Chim Chim Cheree, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius, Feed the Birds, Let's Go Fly a Kite, and The Derby.


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Mary Poppins (film), Wikipedia Accessed 25 September 2016
  • Sherman, Richard; Sherman, Robert; Kostal, I.; Reed, A.; Walt Disney Pictures (1964). Walt Disney's Mary Poppins : For Concert Band [score]. Winderland Music Co.; Burbank, Calif.