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Town Street

Remembering Hammersmith

Band / Grade 1.5 / ca. 3:20 / (2020) / Pensively q= 100

00:00 / 03:19

$50.00 (Scores are print only. Parts are available by print or pdf.)

Hammersmith, England

Program Notes

As a high school student in the 1970’s, I was impressed with and influenced by the music of Gustav Holst (1874-1934). I found Holst’s music moving, energetic, emotional, and infused with both a rich and exotic harmonic language. In 1930,  Gustav Holst wrote a masterful work entitled Hammersmith, named for the city he was well acquainted with for over 40 years. 

 

Remembering Hammersmith was written with the young musician in mind with the view of sharing with them the musical influence of Gustav Holst. Remembering Hammersmith begins with a Passacaglia passage and is based on my own impression and reflection of Holst’s Hammersmith

Instrumentation

Flute

Oboe

Bb Clarinet

Bb Bass Clarinet

Bassoon

Eb Alto Saxophone

Bb Tenor Saxophone

Eb Baritone Saxophone

Bb Trumpet

Horn in F

Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

String Bass

Timpani

Percussion - (S.D., B.D., Gong)

Mallets - (Vibraphone, Glockenspiel) 

Individual Part Practice Files
Timestamp (2 Bar count off - (Rehearsal A -:24, B-:55, C-1:16, D-1:36, E-1:45, F-2:00, G-2:19, H-2:45)

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