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Travis J. Weller

Travis J Weller

General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:55
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert-Jones
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00; (digital) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00; (digital) - $15.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Spoons
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Washboard
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This memorable Civil War-era folk song has a distinctively haunting quality that one can't help but be affected by. The moving melody opens the piece on a slightly melancholy note that leads to the main, spirited middle section that glistens with good-natured rhythmic activity. Adding to the authenticity, the entertaining addition of washboard and spoons brings this catchy bluegrass tune to life, helping us connect to this delightful American folk song.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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