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Song of the Bells

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Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson


Subtitle: Waltz: For Band


General Info

Year: 1953 / 1955
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: LudwigMasters
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Song of the Bells swirls like a Viennese waltz, the bells represented on chimes and the glockenspiel.

- Program Note by Karin Anderson-Sweet


Media

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Anderson, L. (1955). Song of the Bells: For Band [score]. Mills Music: New York, N.Y.
  • Leroy Anderson website Accessed 14 May 2021