Serenade and Dances

Grade 4

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Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts

(Grade 4)



Commissioned by Jent’s House of Music, Lubbock, Texas, for the Brownfield High School Band, the 1989 AAA TMEA Honor Band, Blaine Hinton, Director. The opening eight bars allows the conductor to utilize optional vokings depending upon which type of sound is preferred. You may choose darinet and/or flute backgrounds with solo clarinet or flute, or you may choose a brass choir opening with first trumpet, B horn and trombone. A beautiful follolikemelody then appears after the opening, which providesalushsymphonic band sound. The suspensions and passing tones provide for =emotional musical experience. Thenext section in 3/4 should be counted in one endplayed in a very light style. This section features the xylophone and muted trumpets. A light and crisp 5/13 section is then introduced and repeated three times adding instruments on each repeat. A lush ballad interlude leads into the up-tempo ending and climax. Exciting rhythms and full, rich orchestration provide a rewarding and challenging musical experience for all players.

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 0.5 in

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