AMONG THE LEAVES SO GREEN (Gr.2)
For Concert Band
Duration Approximately 2:30
FULL SCORE / 1 1 1 2 (+Bass) Alto, Tenor, Bari / 2 1 1 1 1 / Perc (4)
Arranged in the keys of concert F and Bb, this setting for developing bands is specifically designed to reinforce the clarinet technique of moving fluidly across the "break." The melody moves from 6/8 to 2/4, offering opportunities to teach meter change and metric modulation.
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