Oxford Scherzo is a classic piece from the English band repertoire. With a balanced mix of textures, skillful scoring of brass and woodwinds, this is an ideal piece for contest or the centerpiece for your concert.
Genre: Band | # of Players: Standard Level: 5 | Duration: 6:00
Program Notes Oxford Scherzo was commissioned as an award to the highest placed band at the 1986 Boosey & Hawkes National Concert Band Festival. Ardee Concert Band (Co. Louth Ireland) were the winners on that occasion. They gave the first performance of Oxford Scherzo, conducted by Harry Kelly on Saturday 14 march 1987 at the National Concert Band Festival held at the Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England.