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Cajun Folk Songs 2 - Concert Band

Catalog Number: 180331

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Excerpts below are used by permission of GIA Publications, Inc., and are from "Teaching Music Through Performance In Band - Volume 3"

As in his earlier composition of 1991, Cajun Folk Songs, Ticheli uses folk melodies as inspiration for this two-movement work.  The precise origins of the folk songs are unknown, although the program notes provided in the full score cite the sources that Ticheli used to find the tunes.  Cajun Folk Songs 2 was commissioned by the Indiana Bandmasters Association and premiered at its annual convention by the Indiana All-State Band in March of 1997.  The first movement is dedicated to the memory of the composer's father, and the second movement is a celebration of the birth of the composer's nephew.

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 1st and 2nd Flute, 1st and 2nd Oboe, English Horn, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet, Eb Bass Clarinet, Eb Contra Alto Clarinet, Bb Contrabass Clarinet, 1st and 2nd Bassoon, 1st and 2nd Eb Alto Saxophone, Bb Tenor Saxophone, Eb Baritone Saxophone, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bb Trumpet, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th F Horn, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Trombone, Euphonium BC, Euphonium TC, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion

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Publisher: Manhattan Beach
Composer/Author: Ticheli, Frank
Catalog Number: 180331