Please DONATE to help with maintenance and upkeep of the Wind Repertory Project!

Symphonic Gershwin, The

From Wind Repertory Project
Jump to navigation Jump to search
George Gershwin

George Gershwin (arr. Warren Barker)

General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c.7:25
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


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

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Mallet Percussion


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Warren Barker has masterfully combined the most memorable themes from Gershwin's great symphonic works into a dramatic concert work that is certain to be a favorite in any performance. It includes: An American in Paris; Cuban Overture and, of course, Rhapsody in Blue.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Northshore Concert Band (Evanston, Ill.) (Mallory Thompson, conductor) - 4 June 2023
  • Holly Springs (N.C.) Community Band (Mark Gloden, conductor) – 15 June 2019
  • U.S. Fleet Forces Band (Gregory Fritz, conductor) – 13 June 2019 (Hampton, Va.)
  • Florida International University (Miami) Symphonic Band (Barry Bernhardt, conductor) – 18 April 2019
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) All-Campus Band (Alex Baczewski and Jeff Osarczuk, conductors) – 16 April 2019
  • Cobb Wind Symphony (Marietta, Ga.) (Alfred L. Watkins, conductor) – 10 March 2019
  • Grand Sousa Concert Band (Carlisle, Penn.) (James Colonna, conductor) - 5 August 2018
  • Fredericksburg (Va.) Community Concert Band (Chris Fens, conductor)- 6 July 2018
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) Summer Band (Jason Gardner, conductor)- 29 June 2017
  • State College (Penn.) Area Municipal Band (Ned Deihl, conductor) – 14 May 2017
  • Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) Symphonic Band (Nathaniel H. Dickey, conductor) – 30 April 2017
  • Gold Coast Wind Ensemble (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) (Clinton H. Dawley, conductor) – 16 January 2016
  • Cuesta Wind Ensemble (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) (Jennifer Martin, conductor) - 15 May 2015
  • Mid America Freedom Band (Kansas City, Mo.) (Lee Hartman, conductor) – 20 October 2013
  • W.T. Woodson High School (Fairfax, Va.) Symphonic Band - 2013

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works