It Don't Mean a Thango: for flexible ensemble

It Don’t Mean a Thango by Jim Coyle is a modern take on the traditional tango. Suitable for flexible ensemble.

$65.00

Description

It Don’t Mean a Thango is a modern take on the traditional tango style. The parts are carefully crafted to ensure each player has a special technique to hang their hat on. While challenging syncopated rhythms and accidentals will keep players on their toes, this three-minute work is sure to be a fun and rewarding piece to perform. This edition is for flexible ensemble. Also available are editions for string quartet, saxophone quartet, recorder quartet and clarinet quartet.

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Number of Pages: 59

Number of Parts: for four players or four groups of players

Instrumentation: (your choice of instrument/s per part)

Part A

Flute 1

Oboe

Clarinet in B b 1

Soprano Saxophone

Trumpet in B b 1

Violin 1

 

Part B

Flute 2

Clarinet in B b 2

Alto Saxophone

Trumpet in B b 2

Violin 2

 

 

Part C

Tenor Saxophone

Horn in F

Horn in E b

Trombone 1

Viola

 

 

Part D

Bass Clarinet in B b

Bassoon

Trombone 2

Tuba

Cello

Double Bass

How to use: This work in four parts is suitable for a quartet, chamber group or small orchestra using any combination of any number of the instruments listed above. All you need to do is assign parts to the players in your ensemble while ensuring you have a satisfactory balance and blend of instruments. Some examples of instrument combinations include:

  • Part A Clarinet(s) in B b and Violin(s); Part B Alto Saxophone(s); Part C Horn(s) in F, Trombone(s) and Viola(s); Part D Bass Clarinet(s) in B b and Bassoon(s).
  • Part A Soprano Saxophone; Part B Trumpet in B b; Part C Tenor Saxophone; Part D Double Bass.
  • Part A Flute(s), Oboe(s), and Violin(s); Part B Flute(s), Clarinet(s) in B b and Violin(s); Part C Tenor Saxophone(s) and Viola(s); Part D Tuba(s) and Cello(s).
  • All instruments!

But these are only some of the many options! The Flexible Ensemble Series gives you the opportunity to mix and match parts to suit the young musicians in your ensemble.

 

 

 

Additional information

Duration

2-5 Minutes

Base Instrumentation

Can be played by strings only, Can be played by strings plus other instruments, Can be played by winds only, Can be played by winds plus other instruments, Can be played by winds plus strings plus brass

Number of Parts

4 part

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