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Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51, Opus 51

Malcolm Arnold

Arranged by John P. Paynter
Carl Fischer Classic Band Edition
Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Concert Band
Instrumentation: Piccolo, ContraBassoon, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Bells, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Snare Drum, Timpani, Celesta, Tam-tam, ContraBass Clarinet (in Eb), Percussion I, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Clarinet I, Harp, Clarinet II, English Horn, Clarinet III, Bass Clar
Item Number: J727
Number of Pages: 462
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

This is a magnificent work! Based on a famous poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns, the overture is a tone poem which eloquently expresses the intense moods of the frightening tale told by the poet. John Paynter's wonderful arrangement for symphonic band is without question a major contribution to the literature.

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Arranger Paynter, John P.

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