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17644156

Circus Ring

By Paul Hart

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Concert band (Piccolo, 1st Flute, 2nd Flute, 1st Oboe, 2nd Oboe, Eb Clarinet*, 1st Bb Clarinet, 2nd Bb Clarinet, 3rd Bb Clarinet, Eb Alto Clarinet*, Bb Bass Clarinet, 1st Bassoon, 2nd Bassoon, 1st Eb Alto Saxophone, 2nd Eb Alto Saxophone, Bb Tenor Saxophone, Eb Bariton) - grade 5
Composed by Paul Hart. Band Music. Score and parts. Duration 9:30. Published by C. Alan Publications (CN.R10176).

Item Number: CN.R10176

This colourful scene is brilliantly captured in Paul Hart's tour de force, as the jugglers, cyclists, acrobats, and clowns make their appearance, dressed up in an astonishing variety of musical colours from bicycle bells to ratchets and a precarious pair of alto saxophones.

This circus has frequently provided inspiration for composers; from Fucik's "Entry of the Gladiators" to Stravinnky's Circus Polka. The tension, the big top, and in the old days, the band, all add to the atmosphere. This colourful scene is brilliantly captured in Paul Hart's tour de force, as the jugglers, cyclists, acrobats, and clowns make their appearance, dressed up in an astonishing variety of musical colours from bicycle bells to ratchets and a precarious pair of alto saxophones.