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Square (Wind Ensemble)

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Robert W. Smith

Robert W Smith


Subtitle: Movement 2 from American Dances


General Info

Year: 2017 / 2019
Duration: c. 1:58
Difficulty: IV-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00   |   Oversized Score (print) - $30.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
B-flat Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
F Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion I-II-III (3 players), including:

  • Spoons
  • Washboard (with Thimbles)
  • Xylophone


Errata

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Program Notes

Composed for the Boston Pops Brass, American Dances by Robert W. Smith is a multi-movement work on American popular dances and music. This work was premiered as part of the orchestra's summer season at Tanglewood in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

This movement, entitled Square, is based on the folk, country and bluegrass music of the Appalachian Mountains and the American West. Rich in tradition, Square is a celebration of American folk music and dance for the symphonic band.

- Program Note from score


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