Composer
CRONIN
Title
Variations on Gounod (score & parts)
Instrumentation
flute (piccolo), oboe, clarinet in Bb, french horn, bassoon
Publisher
Robert Cronin Press
Grade
2+
Product Code
33R060000002
Woodwind Quintet

Variations on Gounod
Composed by Robert Cronin
For Woodwind Quintet
Published by RPC Music Press
Includes score and parts
Duration: 10 minutes

The theme, "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Charles Gounod (made popular by a famous TV Show), comes to life in this new set of variations. The music is cleverly written with a nice blend of humor which all audiences can relate to. It is perfect for young peoples concerts, in-school performances, pops concerts and recitals. The variations were written for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Quintet for performcances in the middle schools in Knox County. It lasts approximately ten minutes.

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