Number of Pages: 36
Number of Parts: 3 (minimum) with 2 more optional parts
Instrumentation: (your choice of instrument/s per part)
Part A – Violin, Clarinet in B♭, Viola, Flute (additional)
Part B – Violin, Clarinet in B♭, Viola
Part C (optional) – Violin, Viola, Flute, Clarinet in B♭
Part D – Cello, Keyboard, Bass Clarinet in B♭
Part E (optional) – Cello
How to use: This arrangement for mixed ability players is suitable for a trio, chamber group or small orchestra using any combination of any number of the instruments listed above. Lime Juice Tub & Ryebuck Shearer is in three parts (Parts A, B & D) with two optional parts for beginner instrumentalists (Parts C & E); there are in general at least two different ability level options for each possible instrument. 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 Violin(s), Viola(s) and Clarinet(s) in B♭; Part B Violin(s) and Viola(s); Part C Beginner Violin(s) and Flute(s); Part D Cello(s) and Clarinet(s) in B♭; Part E Beginner Cello(s).
- Part A Clarinet(s) in B♭ and Flute(s)(additional); Part B Clarinet(s) in B♭; Part D Bass Clarinet(s) in B♭ and Cello(s).
- Part A Violin; Part B Clarinet in B♭; Part C Beginner Violin; Part D Keyboard.
- String trio with additional 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.
N.B. Part A must be played by Violin, Clarinet in B♭ and/or Viola. Flute can be added to one or more of these supporting instruments.