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Joyful Variations

Based on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy"

By Brian Beck

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Concert Band - Grade 3.5
Based on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy". Composed by Brian Beck. Concert Band; Part(s); Score; SmartMusic. Alfred Concert Band. Form: Variations. 272 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.37838).

Item Number: AP.37838

The grandeur and beauty of "Joyful Variations" takes the listener on a journey through one of the most famous melodies ever written---Beethoven's theme from Symphony No. 9. Noble fanfares open and close these variations, set in ternary form, while sweeping renditions of the theme provide color and lyricism in a contrasting Adagio section. An excellent piece to open or close any concert! This title is available in SmartMusic.
Closer; Concert; Contest/Festival; Opener.

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