When the Saints Go Marching In (Clarinet Quartet)

Composer
Trad. arr Philip R Buttall
Parts
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A short time - and as often happens - I got an email from Sheila Patterson, of Cypress Winds Clarinet Quartet, of Houston, Texas, say that she very much loved my arrangement of When the Saints Go Marching In, in the version for Clarinet Choir, and wondered whether I had one suitable for Clarinet Quartet?

I am delighted to say that I have now made an arrangement for Sheila and her fellow-players, and I hope it will continue to give pleasure in this latest version.

As ever, I've tweaked lines here and there, mainly to take into account the fact that writing for four players doesn't give as much freedom as does writing for a choir of instruments.

Sheila's ensemble consists of three Bb clarinets and bass clarinet, but I have also included two optional parts - for Alto Clarinet, and an ordinary Bb instrument respectively - should any other interested party not have a bass clarinet present. The result won't, of course, be quite as satisfactory, but it will still work.

The attached Mp3 - using Note Performer - represents 3 Bb clarinets + bass clarinet.

Take a look at the Cypress Winds Clarinet Quartet website, for more information.


Score ID
205568
Composer
Trad. arr Philip R Buttall
Year of composition
2018
Publisher
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Instrumentation
Wind quartet
Genre
Jazz music
Licensing

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

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