Tuba part from Clock in the Hall, The- concert band

4 minutes

THE CLOCK IN THE HALL for concert band- The Clock in the Hall is a descriptive piece of music showing “a week in the life” of a grandfather clock. The piece begins with the winding of the clock followed by a typical week’s running. Chimes ring, the clock ticks, quarter hours are sounded. At the end of the week, the clock runs down and is re-wound to start the cycle all over again. A rhythmic device is used near the end to depict the running down of the clock where the tick tock played by the wood blocks “stretches” the time in juxtaposition to the rest of the band to show the slowing down of the clock. After the clock has stopped, it is re-wound (ratchet) and springs back to life. The Clock in the Hall features an extended percussion section including ratchet, wood blocks, xylophone, orchestra bells, chimes, triangle, snare drum, bass drum and suspended cymbal. It is Grade Level 4-5.

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