Windy Bits for Wind Trio

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
10 minutes
Modern classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

This a fun piece for Oboe Clarinet and Bassoon. The first Movement uses step time rag which means stamping feet in certain passages. These passages can be arranged to suit the performers, Movement 2 is a Habanera based on the song ’Yes We Have No Bananas’. Again there is scope for improvisation as the oboist needs to speaksing and play the castanets. Again variations are welcome and an alternative ending is included. The final movement is a madcap polka incorporating well known tunes. Due to my lack of technical expertise the score may sound a bit strange as I have not worked how to incorporate voice castanets etc, into other parts but I hope the music will allow you to overcome my Luddite shortcomings

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