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Yama Midori

From Wind Repertory Project
James Barnes

James Barnes


Subtitle: A Light Overture for Symphonic Band, op 115.

The title translates from the Japanese as "Green Mountains."


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 4:45
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Yama Midori (Green Mountains) was commissioned to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Zushi High School in Kanagawa, Japan. It is a light overture employing broad melodies and a jazzy harmonic feel.

- Program Notes from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Wind Ensemble concert program, 2 March 2016


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Barnes, J. (2003). Yama Midori = Green Mountains [score]. Southern Music Co.: San Antonio, Tex.