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Simple Song (Hultgren)

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Ralph Hultgren

Ralph Hultgren


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 3:35
Difficulty: I-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Brolga Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $14.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
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
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

"Why aren't there more slow pieces in three four time?" Why indeed? My colleague, Peter Francis, conductor of the Queensland Youth Orchestra Wind Symphony, posed that question at a music teachers' conference along with the challenge to me to write such a piece. I did -- the next morning! The music is slow and singing in style. It is plaintive and evocative in nature and it is simple

- Program Note by composer


Media


State Ratings

  • Florida: I
  • Kansas: II
  • North Carolina: II


Performances

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  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) North Star Campus Band (Lauren Visel, conductor) - 21 October 2021


Works for Winds by This Composer


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