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Spirals (McGinty)

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Anne McGinty

Anne McGinty

General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 6:05
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Queenwood Publications, through Neil A. Kjos
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
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 Cornet/Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tenor Drum
  • Triangle (small)
  • Whip (or Slapstick)
  • Wind Chimes
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The shapes of life, the unfolding of dreams, the twists and turns representing the ongoing transition of our lives and the advancement to a higher level are the inspiring thoughts behind this composition by one of the most creative writers of band music today.

- Program Note from publisher

Commissioned by the 1995 Centennial Celebration of the Phoenix Union High Schools, Barry M. Black, Music Coordinator.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: V
  • Virginia: V


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Tufts University (Medford, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (John McCann, conductor) - 11 December 2021

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Ann McGinty website Accessed 25 December 2021
  • McGinty, A. (1995). Spirals [score]. Queenwood Publications: U.S.A.