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Humoresque (from Symphony No. 2)

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Genre: Band
# of Players: Standard
Level: 5 | Duration: 3:30
Publisher: C. Alan Publications

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  • Notes & Instrumentation

    Extracted from Archer's "Symphony No. 2," Humoresque is a playful scherzo-like march filled with rhythmic excitement that will get your toe tapping. Don't get tripped up by all the meter changes though!

    Genre: Band | # of Players: Standard
    Level: 5 | Duration: 3:30

    Instrumentation
    Piccolo
    Flute 1/2
    Oboe 1/2
    Bassoon
    Clarinet in Bb 1
    Clarinet in Bb 2/3
    Bass Clarinet
    Alto Saxophone 1
    Alto Saxophone 2
    Tenor Saxophone
    Baritone Saxophone

    Trumpet in Bb 1
    Trumpet in Bb 2
    Trumpet in Bb 3
    Horn in F 1/2
    Horn in F 3/4
    Trombone 1
    Trombone 2
    Trombone 3
    Euphonium
    Tuba

    String Bass

    Piano (+ Triangle)
    Timpani (+ Chimes, Bells)
    Percussion 1 (Xylophone, Vibraphone, Bells)
    Percussion 2 (Tambourine, Ratchet, Vibraslap, Woodblock, Marimba, Chimes)
    Percussion 3 (Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-Tam, Triangle, Tambourine)
    Percussion 4 (Splash Cymbals, Temple Blocks, Whip, Triangle, Crash Cymbals, Crotales, Chimes, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Tam-Tam)

    Program Notes
    Extracted from "Symphony No. 2," Humoresque was originally labeled as a march. It is dedicated to Andy Waggoner, my first composition teacher in graduate school. By form it is a march, but by style, a scherzo. It is intended to be playful and humorous (reflective of our personal relationship), but also makes use of several of the concepts and skills he taught me, including how to use octatonic collections.

    - Kimberly K. Archer

  • Video

    • Symphony No. 2: I. March

      Provided to YouTube by NAXOS of America Symphony No. 2: I. March · Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Wind Symphony ℗ 2011 Mark Records Released on: 2011-06-07 Conductor: John Raymond Bell Ensemble: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Wind Symphony Composer: Kimberly K. Archer Auto-generated by YouTube.
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