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Take Me out to the Ball Game

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Albert von Tilzer

Albert von Tilzer (arr. Andrew Balent)


Subtitle: With Optional Sing-Along


General Info

Year: 1908 / 2008
Duration: c. 1:30
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Masters
Cost: Score and Parts - $55.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Orchestra Chimes
  • Snare Drum
  • Wood Block


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Perfectly scored for band alone or audience sing-along, this classic baseball song was actually composed some twenty years before the composers had seen their first ball game! The opening allows everyone in the band to call strikes on a fictional hitter.

- Program Note from publisher


Take Me Out to the Ball Game is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer which has become the unofficial anthem of North American baseball, although neither of its authors had attended a game prior to writing the song. The song (chorus only) is traditionally sung during the middle of the seventh inning of a baseball game. Fans are generally encouraged to sing along, and at some ballparks, the words "home team" are replaced with the team name.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco, Calif.) (Craig MacKenzie, conductor) - 17 July 2022
  • Charlottesville (Va.) Municipal Band (Stephen R. Layman, conductor) – 20 June 2017
  • Montrose (Colo.) Community Band - 2013


Works for Winds by This Composer


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