Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51, Opus 51

Malcolm Arnold

Arranged by John P. Paynter
Full Score - Large
Performing Ensemble: Concert Band
Instrumentation: Piccolo 1 in Db, Piccolo 2 in Db, Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe 1, Oboe 2, English Horn, Clarinet in Eb, Clarinet 1 in Bb, Clarinet 2 in Bb, Clarinet 3 in Bb, Alto Clarinet in Eb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Contrabass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon 1, Bassoon 2, Cornet 1 in Bb, Cornet 2 in Bb, Cornet 3 in Bb, Trumpet 1 in Bb, Trumpet 2 in Bb, Horn 1 in F, Horn 2 in F, Horn 3 in F, Horn 4 in Eb, Tenor 1, Tenor 2, Tenor 3, Euphonium, Tuba, Harp, Celesta, Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Bells, Suspended Cymbal, Whip, Triangle, Wood Block, Tam-tam, Tam-tam, Snare Drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum
Item Number: J727F
Number of Pages: 64
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


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This is a magnificent work! Based on a famous poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns, the overture is a tone poem which eloquently expresses the intense moods of the frightening tale told by the poet. John Paynter's wonderful arrangement for symphonic band is without question a major contribution to the literature.

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Arranger Paynter, John P.

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