Basses Are Aces
Score and Part(s)Performing Ensemble
: Concert BandInstrumentation
: Concert Band, Alto Saxophone in E flat, Horn in F, Tuba, Percussion II, Percussion I, Mallet Percussion, Baritone T.C. in B flat, Bassoon, Baritone B.C., Clarinet in B flat, Tenor Saxophone in B flat, Bass Clarinet in B flat, Baritone Saxophone in E flat,Item Number:
BPS15Number of Pages:
Carl Fischer MusicPrint Status:
Designed by a master of writing for this grade level, Bases Are Aces was written to encourage the low brass and woodwind players, while still being fun for the whole band to play. A great recruitment piece, it will motivate the frequently overlooked members of the low instrument contingent, who anchor the band. Some simple syncopations, such as a spoken line by the other members of the band ("How low can you go?") and a brief, repeated, "cadenza," add to the fun of this clever piece. Duration: 3' 10"