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B.E. Bentarranged byNancy NourseDur: approximately 5'30"
The Swiss Boy belongs to the vast repertoire of solo feature music of the ninetheenth century concert-in-the-park bands. Before the days of electronic amplification, soloists had to be selected from amongst those instruments that were able to project their sound above the accompanying ensemble and beyond the banstand to their audiences. Whereas the cornet was the undisputed first choice, the piccolo frequently claimed its solo position out in front.