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The Great Locomotive Chase

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Item number 8898917JF
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"The Great Locomotive Chase" is a great piece for a young band. Based on historical events, this concert piece will allow you to work correlate your band concert with your history teacher's Civil War units.



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   Difficulty 2 on a scale of 1 to 6 with 6 being the hardest.


Technical Notes: This composition for concert band is based on a fascinating event in American history. The piece was composed in the fall of 1999 for the Tapp Middle School Concert Band under the direction of Erin Cole, The work is Dedicated to the Tapp Middle School Band in commemoration of their performance at the university of Georgia in December of the same year. Also included is four pages of history and background on the Great Locomotive Chase. This information would be great to study in a history class and play the piece in band.
 
The keyboard percussion part has been labeled as mallet percussion and includes marimba, optional xylophone, chimes, and optional bells. The first percussion part includes snare drum, bass drum, and hi-hat cymbal. The second percussion part includes suspended cymbal, wind chimes, anvil or optional brake drum, crash cymbal, triangle, train whistle, and cabasa.

Composer(s): "The Great Locomotive Chase" was composed by Robert W. Smith.

Publisher: "The Great Locomotive Chase" was published by Warner Brothers Publications.

Series: This piece was part of the series "Belwin Young Band Series".

How to purchase this item: To purchase "The Great Locomotive Chase", just click on the "Purchase Now" button above. You will then have the option of placing your order online or ordering by mail or fax.

Return Policy: This product may be returned within 30 days of purchase for a full refund, excluding shipping charges.


Images for this band set:

Front Cover
Front Cover Image 1
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Conductor Score
Conductor Score Page 1
 (132kb)
Conductor Score Page 2
 (104kb)
Conductor Score Page 3
 (102kb)
Conductor Score Page 4
 (171kb)
Instrumentation
Instrumentation Page 1
 (70kb)
Descriptive Page
Descriptive Page 1
 (297kb)
Descriptive Page 2
 (193kb)
Parts included:

1-Full Score
6-Flute
2-Oboe
2-Bassoon
2-1st B Flat Clarinet
2-2nd B Flat Clarinet
2-B Flat Bass Clarinet
2-E Flat Alto Saxophone
1-B Flat Tenor Saxophone
1-E Flat Baritone Saxophone
4-1st B Flat Trumpet
4-2nd B Flat Trumpet
4-French Horn
4-E Flat Horn
4-Trombone
3-Trombone In B Flat T.C.
2-Baritone T.C.
2-Baritone B.C.
4-Tuba
2-E Flat Tuba T.C.
2-B Flat Tuba T.C.
3-Keyboard Percussion
3-1st Percussion
4-2nd Percussion
1-Timpani

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