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Surprise Surprise

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Michael Brand

General Info

Year: Unknown
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: G and M Brand - British Music Publishers
Cost: Score & Parts - Unknown   |   Score Only - Unknown


Full Score
Flute I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Piano (for rehearsal only)
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbal (suspended)
  • Drumset
  • Duck Call
  • Glockenspiel
  • Klaxon
  • Police Whistle
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Woodblock


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Surprise Surprise takes the opening bars of Haydn's well-known Symphony, but gives the audience a few surprises along the way. The piece gives plenty of opportunity for comic interplay between the conductor, tuba player and percussion in particular.

-Program Note from Printed Score

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