March of the Trouts

Concert Band

March of the Trouts

Forellen-Marsch

Genre:
March
Grade Level:
Unterstufe
Performance time:
00:02:14
Publisher:
Rundel
Size:
DIN A4
Info:
Full Score + Condensed Score + Parts
Order Number:
MVSR1690
Release Date:
2010

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The German expression "sich fühlen wie ein Fisch im Wasser" describes fish that are lively swimming in the water and means "to be happy as a lark". Franz Schubert probably was remindet of this expression when he went for a walk and watched the trouts in a creek. He wrote one of the happiest pieces in music history: The Trout Quintett. This piece inspired Alfred Bösendorfter to write a small, easy March for concert band. The musicians probably even feel "wie ein Fisch im Wasser".
 



BASIC SOUND
From S to XXL – Music for any band instrumentation


"Basic Sound" is a series by RUNDEL Music Publications offering an attractive and diversified repertoire to bands at grade 2 or 3 level, of sizes S to XXL. "Basic Sound" allows for performances by groups with limited instrumentation. Minimun requirements are clearly bracketed in the score.
The smallest size (S) of "Basic Sound" is based on the following instruments:
one (1) flute, two (2) clarinets, one (1) alto-saxophone, two (2) trumpets, one (1) trombone, one (1) baritone/euphonium, one (1) tuba and percussion.
Each edition also includes a full set of parts (XXL). That way the conductor can adjust the pieces of the "Basic Sound" series to his band's instrumentation.

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