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The Lord of the Rings - Instrumental Solos (Flute) (Flute). By Howard Shore. Edited by Jeannette DeLisa and Bill Gallifor. For flute solo. Instrumental Series; Play-Along. Movies and Play Along. Instrumental solo book and accompaniment CD. Standard notation. 28 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.IFM0404CD). ISBN 0757916589. With standard notation. Movies and Play Along. 9x12 inches. Music from all three films arranged for wind instruments. Desirable and collectible, these instrumental folios are loaded with full-color photos of scenes from all three films. They are printed on top-quality antique paper stock, and the covers showcase the new "trilogy" artwork. The wind instrument books are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player and a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. Each theme on the CD is presented as a "demo" track (which features that particular instrument) and as a "play-along" track without the solo instrument. New icons are used in the books to guide the players through the accompaniment options. A separate piano accompaniment book with CD is available for the wind series. The instrumental solo part, in concert pitch, is added above the piano part. The CD features live demonstration performances of various instrument tracks from the series. Titles are the twelve major themes from the blockbuster trilogy: from The Fellowship of the Ring: The Prophecy * In Dreams * Concerning Hobbits * Many Meetings * The Black Rider; from The Two Towers: Gollum's Song * Rohan * Evenstar * Forth Eorlingas; from The Return of the King: Into the West * The Steward of Gondor * Minas Tirith.
$14.99

Pages: 28
Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: Film & TV
Apocalyptica. (For Band). By George Rochberg. Concert Band. For Piccolo, Flute I, Flute II, Oboe, Clarinet I, Clarinet II, Clarinet III, Alto Clarinet (in Eb), Bass Clarinet (in Bb), Contrabass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone I, Alto Saxophone II, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Cornet I, Cornet II, Cornet III,. This edition: full score. Classical. Full Score. Standard notation. Duration 20 minutes. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.11540075F). With Standard notation. classical.
$5.00

Instruments: Piccolo, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bassoon, Double Bass, Cornet, Flute, Woodwinds, Clarinet, Saxophone, Strings, Trumpet, Brass
Genres: Classical
Tango Time (Flute). Arranged by Myriam Mees. De Haske Play-Along Book. Play Along. Softcover with CD. 28 pages. De Haske Publications #1053928400. Published by De Haske Publications (HL.44006330). ISBN 9043123153. Play Along. 9x12 inches. These exciting book/CD packs contain nine tanguitos (little tangos) and three milongas. Titles include: Buenos Aires en la vida • Cafetin de Buenos Aires • Meditacio • Tango Apasianado • and many more. The CD contains complete performances as well as play-along tracks, all performed with a real South American feel.
$12.95

Pages: 28
Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: Tango, Latin
Piano book only Contents: Arioso and Presto (Quantz); Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Gluck); Hungarian Serenade (Jonci
$15.03

Instruments: Piano, Piano Accompaniment, Flute, Lute, Piano and Keyboard, Woodwinds, Strings
Selections form Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Featuring According to Plan, Remains of the Day and The Wedding Song). By Danny Elfman. Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner. Orchestra. For string or full orchestra (2 - flute, 2 - oboe, 1 - 1st clarinet, 1 - 2nd clarinet, 1 - bass clarinet, 2 - bassoon, 4 - horn in F, 1 - 1st trumpet, 1 - 2nd trumpet, 3 - trombone, 1 - tuba, 2 - mallet percussion, 3 - percussion, 1 - harpsichord, 8 - 1st vio. Full Orchestra. Belwin Orchestra Intermediate Level. Movies. Grade 3. Conductor's score and set of performance parts. 242 pages. Published by Belwin Publishing (AP.25027). From the fertile creative genius of film composer Danny Elfman comes his imaginative score and songs for Tim Burton's Academy Awards nominee for Best Animated Feature. There are no major technical impediments for players in this arrangement that should easily come together in rehearsal. The medley may be performed with string or full orchestra. Great fun for all!
$60.00

Pages: 242
Instruments: Flute, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Harpsichord, Tuba, Woodwinds, Clarinet, Brass, Piano and Keyboard
Genres: Classical, Film & TV, Wedding, Celebrations
Uses: Advent, Christmas Scripture: Luke 2 From the composer of Tapestry of Light and The Winter Rose comes a new major work that is based on the traditional Lesson and Carols service. Filled to overflowing with beloved carols and original seasonal songs, this cantata tells the story of Christ's birth adorned with beautiful arrangements and meaningful Scriptures. The work includes optional moments for congregational participation, handbell ringers, and children's choir, if desired. Stunning orchestrations and a full line of support products are available to support your presentation. Titles include: A Christmas Overture; O Come, All Ye Faithful; A Prayer for Advent; People of Promise, Arise!; Song of Hope and Joy; O Little Town of Bethlehem; My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord; Lullabies of Bethlehem; Angels We Have Heard on High; Carols for Seekers; Let Christmas Begin; A Christmas Trilogy. Available separately: SATB, SAB, iPrint Orch CD-rom, Printed Orchestration (Score & parts for Flute 1&2, Oboe, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoon, Horn 1&2, Trumpet 1,2&3, Trombone 1&2, Bass Trombone/Tuba, Timpani, Perc 1&2, Harp, Piano, Violin 1&2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), iPrint Consort CD-rom, iPrint Handbells CD-rom, StudioTrax CD, Listening CD, 10-Pack Listening CDs, Preview Pack, RehearsalTrax CDs, Digital Resource Kit. Duration: ca. 59:21 (full performance) ca. 48:37 (w/o opt. congregational anthems). New product for the week of Sept 17th, 2012.
$322.64

Instruments: Choir, Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, Lute, Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Trombone, Bass Guitar, Timpani, Handbell, Tuba, Bells, Handbells, Vocal, Piano and Keyboard, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Guitar, Percussion
Three Duets, Op. 27 by Carl Stamitz (1745-1801). For Flute. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; Woodwind - Flute Duet. Kalmus Edition. Classical; Masterwork. Book. 16 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.K04742). ISBN 076928387X. Classical; Masterwork.
$8.95

Pages: 16
Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: Classical, Classical Period
Three Duets, Op. 27. (For 2 Flutes). By Johann Stamitz (1717-1757). For 2 Violins or 2 Flutes. Duet or Duo; Masterworks; String - 2 Violins. Kalmus Edition. Baroque; Classical; Masterwork. Book. 16 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.K04619). ISBN 0769270174. Baroque; Classical; Masterwork.
$5.95

Pages: 16
Instruments: Flute, Violin, Woodwinds, Strings
Genres: Classical Period, Baroque Period, Classical
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$9.45

Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
You Are Mine by David Haas. Arranged by Mark Hayes. For SATB choir with optional flute. Christ's love, Healing, Word of God, Comfort, Discipleship, Funeral & Memorial, General Worship, God's Love, Hope, Sacred. Octavo. 16 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5683). With a text based on Psalm 46:10, Isaiah 43:1 and John 14:27 this popular David Haas song has quickly risen to the top as one of the most important hymn contributions of the last decade. The scripturally rich words, sung in the first person as though by God, are filled with hope and assurance making this useful for general worship, discipleship, confirmation, baptism and many other occasions. This elegant Mark Hayes setting stays true to the original hymn while incorporating colorful choral writing and a stunning piano accompaniment with optional flute (part included & reproducible). Our top-selling anthem in 2011 is now available for SAB choirs.
$2.02

Pages: 16
Instruments: Choir, Flute, Vocal, Woodwinds
Genres: Christian, Religious
Uses: Christmas, Epiphany Scripture: John 12:46; Psalm 36:9; Isaiah 60:1; John 8:12 Here is a remarkable song from a mother/daughter writing team that is composed in a sweeping cinematic style that reminds one of the great holiday songs of the past. An ideal theme song for a Christmas pageant or concert, this encouraging carol of light is filled with hope and joy and decorated with a sparkling orchestration and winsome part-writing. Available separately: SATB, StudioTrax CD, Orchestration CD-rom (Score & parts for Flute 1&2, Oboe, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoon, Horn 1&2, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2&3, Trombone 1&2, Bass Trombone/Tuba, Timp, Perc 1&2, Harp, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass). Duration: ca. 3:12. New product for the week of May 21, 2012.Return Policy Exception: This product can not be returned if opened but it can be exchanged if defective, for the exact same title.
$55.88

Instruments: Choir, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, Lute, Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Trombone, Bass Guitar, Tuba, Other, Vocal, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Guitar
Uses: Christmas, Communion Scripture: John 3:16; Isaiah 7:14; Galatians 4:4 The final words, Christ was born for this, from the traditional carol, Good Christian Men, Rejoice, form the foundational textural concept of this new carol. The carol's tune is realized in minor and expressively altered reminding the listener that Christ was born for a divine purpose. We find ourselves looking beyond the manger to the cross. The music is cinematic in character and brings a soundtrack aspect to this message of grace. The interweaving of In Dulci Jubilo and Carol of the Bells is masterful. Available separately: SATB, StudioTrax CD, Orchestration Cdrom (Score & parts for Flute 1&2, Oboe, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoon, Horn 1&2, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2&3, Trombone 1&2, Bass Trombone/Tuba, Timp, Perc 1&2, Harp, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass). Duration: ca. 3:26. New product for the week of May 21, 2012.Return Policy Exception: This product can not be returned if opened but it can be exchanged if defective, for the exact same title.
$55.88

Instruments: Choir, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, Lute, Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Trombone, Bass Guitar, Tuba, Bells, Vocal, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Guitar, Percussion
Uses: Advent, Christmas Scripture: Luke 2 From the composer of Tapestry of Light and The Winter Rose comes a new major work that is based on the traditional Lesson and Carols service. Filled to overflowing with beloved carols and original seasonal songs, this cantata tells the story of Christ's birth adorned with beautiful arrangements and meaningful Scriptures. The work includes optional moments for congregational participation, handbell ringers, and children's choir, if desired. Stunning orchestrations and a full line of support products are available to support your presentation. Titles include: A Christmas Overture; O Come, All Ye Faithful; A Prayer for Advent; People of Promise, Arise!; Song of Hope and Joy; O Little Town of Bethlehem; My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord; Lullabies of Bethlehem; Angels We Have Heard on High; Carols for Seekers; Let Christmas Begin; A Christmas Trilogy. Available separately: SATB, SAB, iPrint Orch CD-rom (Score & parts for Flute 1&2, Oboe, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoon, Horn 1&2, Trumpet 1,2&3, Trombone 1&2, Bass Trombone/Tuba, Timp, Perc 1&2, Harp, Piano, Violin 1&2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), Printed Orchestration (same instrumentation as iPrint Orch CD-rom), iPrint Consort CD-rom (1 player per part; score & parts for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon (sub. Bass Clarinet), Trumpet, Percussion, Harp, Piano (play from vocal score), Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass.), iPrint Handbells Cd-rom, StudioTrax CD, Listening CD, 10-Pack Listening CDs, Preview Pack, RehearsalTrax CDs, Digital Resource Kit. Duration cal 59:21 (full performance) or ca. 48:37 (w/o opt. congregational anthems). New product for the week of May 21, 2012.Return Policy Exception: This product can not be returned if opened but it can be exchanged if defective, for the exact same title.
$322.64

Instruments: Choir, Vocal, Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, Lute, Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Trombone, Bass Guitar, Percussion, Handbell, Tuba, Bells, Handbells, Piano and Keyboard, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Guitar
This is an exclusive transcription for flute, horn and piano of MEDIUM skill level from the original composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. This title is available as instant sheet music download. Contents: air on the g string, air from the suite no.3 for strings, air on a g string, air on g string, air on g
$6.75

Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: Classical
The Celtic Fake Book - C Edition. (C Edition). By Various. For voice and C instrument. Hal Leonard Fake Books. Celtic. Difficulty: easy-medium. Fakebook (leadsheet notation). Vocal melody, lyrics, leadsheet notation and chord names. 256 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240153). ISBN 0634017276. With vocal melody, lyrics, leadsheet notation and chord names. Celtic. 9x12 inches. The popularity of Celtic music has soared over the last decade due to the resurgence of folk instruments, Celtic dancing, and Irish culture overall. This amazing collection assembles over 400 songs from Ireland, Scotland and Wales - complete with Gaelic lyrics where applicable - and a pronunciation guide. Titles include: Across the Western Ocean * Along with My Love I'll Go * Altar Isle O' the Sea * Auld Lang Syne * Avondale * The Band Played On * Barbara Allen * Blessing of the Road * The Blue Bells of Scotland * The Bonniest Lass * A Bunch of Thyme * The Chanty That Beguiled the Witch * Columbus Was an Irishman * Danny Boy * Duffy's Blunders * Erin! Oh Erin! * Father Murphy * Finnegan's Wake * The Galway Piper * The Girl I Left Behind Me * Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly * I Know Where I'm Goin' * Irish Rover * Loch Lomond * Molly Malone * My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean * My Wild Irish Rose * The Shores of Amerikay * The Sons of Liberty * That's an Irish Lullaby * When Irish Eyes Are Smiling * Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder * and hundreds more. Also includes many Irish popular songs as a bonus. About Hal Leonard Fake Books A "fake book" contains songs written in a concise format that includes only the melody and chords, letting you interpret the song's performance as you feel is appropriate. This is great for quickly learning songs by yourself or with an ensemble. Each song in a fake book only has a single melody actually written out in notes, which is usually the vocal or lead melody. This melody will have the lyrics written beneath the notes, with each word aligned to its corresponding note. Above the notes of the melody will appear the names of the appropriate chords to play - for example, a "C minor" chord would be written as "Cmin" or Cm", rather than writing out all of the notes in those chords as they appeared in the original version of the song. This format is very compact, which is why you will often see fakebooks containing 500 or more songs.
$18.39

Pages: 256
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Voice, Piccolo, Oboe, Recorder, Violin, Piano and Keyboard, Vocal, Flute, Woodwinds, Strings
Genres: Celtic, St. Patrick's Day, World, Celebrations
Der Stern von Bethlehem (The star of Bethlehem) (Der Sterne von Bethlehem (L'etoile de Bethleem)) (Weihnachtskantate). By Josef Gabriel Rheinberger. Edited by Harald Wanger / Harald Wanger. For Soli SBar, SATB Choir, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Timpani, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Organ, Harp. This edition: paperbound. Score available separately - see item CA.5016400. Christmas. Level 3. Piano/Vocal score. Language: German/English. Composed 1890. 164. 84 pages. Duration 48 min. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5016403). ISBN M-007-08022-8. With Language: German/English. Christmas.
$22.95

Pages: 84
Instruments: Choir, Piano, Voice, Organ, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, English Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, B-Flat Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Timpani, Vocal, Piano and Keyboard, Woodwinds, Strings, Trumpet, Brass
Genres: Christmas, Miscellaneous
Auld Lang Syne by Traditional. Edited by Jim Walker. Arranged by Mike Garson. For Flute Quartet. Jim Walker Flute Series. Score and Parts. 13 pages. Published by Mike Garson Publishing (M5.E-FLQ0007).
$14.00

Pages: 13
Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: New Year, Celebrations
Concierto Pastoral (1977). (Flute and Piano). By Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999). Schott. Piano Reduction with Solo Part. 93 pages. Schott Music #ED11489. Published by Schott Music (HL.49002841). Contents: Allegro • Adagio • Rondó.
$38.95

Pages: 93
Instruments: Piano, Flute, Piano and Keyboard, Woodwinds
Genres: 20th Century, Spanish, Classical, World
Seventh Symphony. (Liturgical). By Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987). Orchestra. For Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Contra Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Tenor, Tuba, Timpani, Snare Drum, Chimes, Suspended Cymbal, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Contrabass. Full score (large). Standard notation. Opus 80. 139 pages. Duration 28 minutes. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.466000090). With Standard notation.
$6.00

Pages: 139
Instruments: Piccolo, B-Flat Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, English Horn, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, B-Flat Trumpet, Percussion, Timpani, Tuba, Flute, Woodwinds, Clarinet, Strings, Trumpet, Brass
Genres: Classical, 20th Century
Woodwind Quintet by Nenad First (1964-). For woodwind quintet. Published by Pizzicato Verlag (PZ.PVH-1032).
$74.95

Instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Woodwinds, Brass
Genres: 20th Century, 21st Century, Classical
Queen. (Instrumental Play-Along Book/CD Pack). By Queen. For Flute (Flute). Instrumental Folio. Softcover with CD. 24 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.842582). ISBN 1458405664. 9x12 inches. Solo instrumental arrangements with CD accompaniment for 14 songs from this seminal band: Another One Bites the Dust • Bicycle Race • Bohemian Rhapsody • Crazy Little Thing Called Love • Don't Stop Me Now • I Want It All • Killer Queen • Play the Game • Save Me • Somebody to Love • Under Pressure • We Are the Champions • We Will Rock You • You're My Best Friend.
$12.99

Pages: 24
Instruments: Flute, Woodwinds
Genres: Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Rock
The Real Little Best Fake Book Ever - 3rd Edition - C Edition. (C Edition). By Various. For voice and piano (or c instrument). Hal Leonard Fake Books. Pop, Standards, Rock, Broadway and Movies. Difficulty: easy-medium. Fakebook (spiral bound). Vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. 856 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240017). ISBN 0793585007. With vocal melody, lyrics and chord names. Pop, Standards, Rock, Broadway and Movies. 6x9 inches. The latest edition of this fake book is truly the Best Ever! It contains more than 1,000 huge hits, all in a convenient-for-gigs 6 inch. x 9 inch. size! Includes the melody lines, lyrics and chords for: Against All Odds * Amazed * At the Hop * Autumn Leaves * The Birth of the Blues * Bohemian Rhapsody * Cabaret * California Girls * Centerfold * Chariots of Fire * Colors of the Wind * Crazy * Dust in the Wind * Earth Angel * Eleanor Rigby * Fever * Fire and Rain * From a Distance * Hello, Dolly! * Hey Jude * I Am Woman * Imagine * Joy to the World * Kansas City * The Keeper of the Stars * La Bamba * Lady in Red * Linus and Lucy * Longer * Me and Bobby McGee * Mickey Mouse March * Misty * More * More Than Words * Oye Como Va * Peggy Sue * The Rainbow Connection * Respect * Route 66 * Shout * Spanish Eyes * Stormy Weather * Take Five * Thriller * Time in a Bottle * Unchained Melody * Wave * The Way We Were * Y.M.C.A. * You've Got a Friend * and hundreds more! About Hal Leonard Fake Books A "fake book" contains songs written in a concise format that includes only the melody and chords, letting you interpret the song's performance as you feel is appropriate. This is great for quickly learning songs by yourself or with an ensemble. Each song in a fake book only has a single melody actually written out in notes, which is usually the vocal or lead melody. This melody will have the lyrics written beneath the notes, with each word aligned to its corresponding note. Above the notes of the melody will appear the names of the appropriate chords to play - for example, a "C minor" chord would be written as "Cmin" or Cm", rather than writing out all of the notes in those chords as they appeared in the original version of the song. This format is very compact, which is why you will often see fakebooks containing 500 or more songs.
$31.96

Pages: 856
Instruments: Voice, Piano Accompaniment, Piccolo, Oboe, Recorder, Violin, Electric Guitar, Vocal, Piano, Piano and Keyboard, Flute, Woodwinds, Strings, Guitar
Genres: Broadway, Rock, Pop, Film & TV, Standards, Jazz & Blues
Comedy Overture by John Ireland (1879-1962). For Concert Band (Piccolo, 1st Flute, 2nd Flute, 1st Oboe, 2nd Oboe*, 1st Bb Clarinet, 2nd Bb Clarinet, 3rd Bb Clarinet, Eb Alto Clarinet*, Bb Bass Clarinet, 1st Bassoon, 2nd Bassoon*, 1st Eb Alto Saxophone, 2nd Eb Alto Saxophone, Bb Tenor Saxophone, Eb Baritone Saxophone*). Band Music. Grade 5. Score and parts. Duration 10:30. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.R10004). Originally composed for Brass Band in 1934 "Comedy Overture" is, despite its name, a serious piece of writing. The term Overture does not imply that there is anything else to follow; it is used in the 19th century sense of Concert Overture (like Mendelssohn's "Fingal's Cave" - in other words, a miniature Tone Poem).The 1930's was a period of Ireland's mature writing - yielding the Piano Concerto (1930), the Legend for piano and orchestra (1933), and the choral work "These Things Shall Be" (1936-1937). We are fortunate therefore to have both "Comedy Overture" and "A Downland Suite" (1932) written for band medium at this time.As with "Maritime Overture" (written in 1944 for military band) Ireland approaches his material symphonically. The opening three notes state immediately the two seminal intervals of a semitone and a third. These are brooding and dark in Bb minor. It is these intervals which make up much of the thematic content of "Comedy," sometimes appearing in inverted form, and sometimes in major forms as well.The concept that some musical intervals are consonant , some dissonant, and some perfect is perhaps useful in understanding the nature of the tension and resolution of this work. The third is inherently unstable, and by bar 4, the interval is expanded to a fourth - with an ascending sem-quaver triplet - and then expanded to a fifth. The instability of the third pushes it towards a "perfect" resolution in the fourth or the fifth.The slow introduction is built entirely around these intervals in Bb minor and leads through an oboe cadenza, to an Allegro moderato brillante in Bb major.Once again, the semi-tone (inverted) and a third (major) comprise the main, chirpy, theme-inspired by a London bus-conductor's cry of "Piccadilly." (Much of the material in "Comedy" was re-conceived by Ireland for orchestra and published two years later under the title "A London Overture.")The expansion of the interval of a third through a fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh now takes place quickly before our very ears at the outset of this quicker section.Immediately the theme is developed, inverted, and accents displaced across the bar line to give a 3/2 feel against the written meter. But this restlessness leads to a tranquillo built around an arpeggio figure and presented by flute and clarinet. Ireland weaves his flowing counterpoint around this melody until the original slow introduction returns leading to a stretto effect as the rising bass motifs become more urgent, requesting a resolution of the tension of that original semitone and minor third.Yet resolution is withheld at this point as the music becomes almost becalmed in a further, unrelated tranquillo section marked pianissimo. It is almost as if another side of Ireland's nature is briefly allowed to shine through the stern counterpoint and disciplined structure.This leads to virtually a full recapitulation of the chirpy "brilliante," with small additional touches of counterpoint, followed by the first tranquillo section-this time in the tonic of Bb major. But the instability of the third re-asserts itself, this time demanding a resolution. And a triumphant resolution it receives, for it finally becomes fully fledged and reiterates the octave in a closing vivace. The opening tension has at last resolved itself into the most perfect interval of all.
$119.60

Instruments: Flute, B-Flat Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bassoon, Woodwinds, Clarinet, Saxophone
Genres: 20th Century, Comedy, Classical, Miscellaneous