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Symphonic Prelude (Reed)

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

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Subtitle: Based on 'Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair

General Info

Year: 1963
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $85.00   |   Score Only - Unknown


Flute I-II-III (III doubles Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Soprano Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Bb Cornet I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Glockenspiel (Orchestral Bells)
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

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Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

Florida: IV


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  • North Dakota State University (Fargo) University Band (Warren Olfert, conductor) – 15 October 2018
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) Symphonic Band (Jennifer K. Bollero, conductor) – 1 March 2018
  • State University of New York, Potsdam, Concert Band (Michael Schaff, conductor) – 8 November 2017
  • Tallahassee (Fla.) Winds (Patrick Dunnigan, conductor) – 2 May 2017
  • California State University, Bakersfield, Concert Band (Leo Sakomoto, conductor) - 5 June 2015
  • Los Angeles Pierce Symphonic Winds (Stephen P. Piazza, conductor) - 11 May 2013
  • New World School of the Arts Wind Ensemble (Rodester Brandon, conductor) - 13 May 2003

Works for Winds by this Composer


None discovered thus far.