MUSIC FOR WOODWIND
(alphabetical order of composer)
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SUITE FOR WOODWIND
Piccolo, 2 Flutes, Oboe, 3 Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon. Duration:
[Easy] Composed for a group of young musicians from a Liverpool primary
school, it sounds complete with only Flute, Oboe, 2 Clarinets and Bassoon.
'Junior woodwind groups will love this well presented publication'.- Winds.
PP0008. Score & 9 parts.
Flexible wind ensemble [Part A: Flute, B flat Clarinet or Soprano Saxophone;
Part B: Flute, Oboe, B flat Clarinet or Alto Saxophone; Part C: B flat
Clarinet or Alto Saxophone; Part D: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet or Tenor Saxophone].
Duration: c. 3'45".
[Moderately difficult] A lively work, providing opportunities for players
of most orchestral woodwind and saxophones to participate. Every part
of real significance.
PP0052. Score & 8 parts.
Woodwind Quartet [Part 1: Flute or B flat Clarinet; Part 2: B flat Clarinet;
Part 3: B flat Clarinet; Part 4: Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone or B flat
Clarinet]. Duration: c. 2'15".
[Moderately difficult] A wonderfully quirky piece, inspired by the eccentric
nature of the knight's move in chess. It is eminently playable, but the
performers need to keep their eyes open for unexpected rhythms.
PP0040. Score & 6 parts.
Julius Fucik arr Kronk
THE OLD GRUMBLER
Bassoon & Piano [Ophicleide & Piano]. Duration: c. 4'40".
[Moderately difficult] By the composer of The Entry of the Gladiators,
his Der Alte Brumbär, or Bear with a Sore
Head, as a 'comic polka'. The solo instrument's genial nature is exploited
by the composer, who began his career as an Austrian army bassoonist.
P0001. Bassoon & Piano parts complete.
Julius Fucik arr Kronk
THE OLD GRUMBLER
Bassoon & small orchestra [Ophicleide & small orchestra]. Duration:
[Moderately difficult] Orchestration: 2121; 2000; Tp; [Pc.]; Stgs. Widely
played by professional and youth orchestras from the USA to South Africa
PP0017. Score, Solo Bassoon & 40 parts.
Oboe & Piano. Duration: c. 2'00".
[Moderately difficult] A gentle introduction to serial music for the adventurous
oboist. The audience can enjoy this attractive music without being aware
of the compositional techniques used.
PP0050. Oboe & Piano parts complete.
4 Flutes. Duration: c. 2'00".
[Moderately difficult] Modern music distinguished by a wealth of melody,
as the four parts soar and dip their ways through an evocative tempo di
PP0021. Score & 4 parts.
3 B flat Clarinets & Bass Clarinet. Duration: c. 1'40".
[Moderately difficult] A busy, bustling, sea-going work with vigorous
rhythms and some very nautical syncopation.
PP0022. Score & 4 parts.
FOUR MOVEMENTS FOR THREE FAGOTTI
3 Bassoons. Duration: c. 6'40".
[Moderately difficult] An Overture, Invention, Waltz and Scherzo provide
four contrasting movements in this very idiomatic work for bassoons.
PP0020. Score & 3 parts.
3 Clarinets. Duration: c. 5'00".
[Easy] Four contrasting movements: Marcia piccola, Shadows Ahead, Distant
Chimes and Everybody Busy. 'A useful addition to the school music library
and useful sightreading practice.'- Clarinet & Saxophone.
PP0034. Score & 3 parts.
TUNES FOR FOUR
4 Clarinets. Duration: c. 5'00".
[Easy] Four pieces for the improver clarinet quartet: Open Air Tune, On
a Distant Shore, Quick Waltz and Hymn of Celebration. Plenty of opportunities
here to play in a range of styles. 'The material is distributed throughout
the texture to develop ensemble skills.'- Music Teacher.
PP0037. Score & 4 parts.
2 Flutes. Duration: c. 5'00".
[Moderately difficult] Five pieces in jazz and Latin-American styles:
Out of the Blue, Siesta, Fughetta, Bossa Nova, On Edge, for two players
of equal ability who are looking for a chance to explore some refreshingly
PP0023. Playing score.
NEW YEAR WALTZ
Clarinet & Piano. Duration: c. 1'00".
[Beginner] A beginner clarinettist's first real piece! This short and
attractive tune in waltz-time encourages the player to bring warmth and
feeling to the melodic line. '. . . straightforward and pleasant, with
a simple but effective piano part'.- Music Teacher.
PP0035. Clarinet & Piano parts complete.
Flute & Piano. Duration: c. 2'00".
[Intermediate] A wonderful, windswept piece of music for flute with piano,
picturing perhaps the Quantock Hills in spring with daffodills dotting
the grass, and white clouds overhead.
PP0042. Flute & Piano parts complete.
[Moderately difficult] Ten fun pieces for flute trio by this well-known
composer, especially useful for teaching or music festivals. The titles
tell it all: Prologue, Whirling Dance, Invocation, Cakewalk, Fête
Champêtre, Elegy, Frolic, Languid Song, Tango and Tittle-Tattle.
PP0055. Score & 3 parts.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky arr Bevan
OVERTURE SOLENNELLE '1812'
8 Flutes (2 doubling Piccolo optional) with bells and cannon. Duration:
[Difficult] The piccolos are not essential, but toy glockenspiels and
pop-guns, or involvement of the audience as artillery using paper bags,
has gone down well in performance. 'A fun, shortened version . . . that
works surprisingly well . . . The scoring has lots of antiphonal effects
. . .'- Pan.
PP0014. Score & 8 parts.