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Lincoln Portrait (For Symphonic Band and Narrator). Composed by Aaron Copland (1900-1990). Arranged by Walter Beeler. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). Boosey & Hawkes Concert Band. Boosey & Hawkes #M051617616. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48006215).
Lincoln Portrait was commissioned by Andre Kostelanetz for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in 1942. A stirring tribute to an eminent American, it includes fragments of songs from the Civil War era, sweeping original themes, and a narration drawn from Lincoln's own words. This transcription by Walter Beeler has become a staple in the repertoire for wind bands, and provides an impressive way to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
Audio used with permission from the Mark Records CD: Northshore Concert Band “Live at the 2001 Midwest Clinic”; John Lynch, conductor; Dr. William Warfield, narrator
(Score Only – 48006216/$15.50).
1 - FULL SCORE 40 pages
1 - NARRATOR 12 pages
1 - PICCOLO 4 pages
6 - CONCERT FLUTE 3 pages
2 - OBOE 4 pages
1 - ENGLISH HORN 2 pages
1 - 1ST BASSOON 3 pages
1 - 2ND BASSOON 3 pages
4 - SOLO AND 1ST BB CLARINET 4 pages
4 - 2ND BB CLARINET 4 pages
4 - 3RD BB CLARINET 4 pages
2 - EB ALTO CLARINET 4 pages
2 - BB BASS CLARINET 3 pages
1 - 1ST EB ALTO SAXOPHONE 3 pages
1 - 2ND ALTO SAXOPHONE 3 pages
2 - BB TENOR SAXOPHONE 2 pages
1 - EB BARITONE SAXOPHONE 2 pages
2 - BB TRUMPET 2 pages
3 - SOLO & BB CORNET 1 3 pages
3 - 3RD BB CORNET 2 pages
3 - 2ND BB CORNET 2 pages
2 - 1ST & 2ND F HORN 3 pages
2 - 3RD & 4TH F HORN 3 pages
2 - BASS TROMBONE 2 pages
2 - 1ST TROMBONE 2 pages
2 - 2ND TROMBONE 2 pages
2 - BARITONE B.C. 3 pages
1 - BARITONE T.C. 3 pages
6 - BASSES 3 pages
1 - STRING BASS 3 pages
6 - PERCUSSION 2 pages
1 - TIMPANI 2 pages
1 - BELLS/XYLOPHONE 1 page
For Symphonic Band and Narrator
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