Ture Rangström (1884−1947)

Staden spelar, Divertissement
[Arrangement for wind orchestra]

1. Preludium (Väktarsång)
2. Pastorale (Mälarvågor)
3. Scherzino (Gycklare)
4. Alla marcia (Krigsmarsch)

  • Year of composition: 1940
  • Work category: Orchestral works in several movements
  • First performed: The original premiered on 24 September 1940, Stockholms stadshus, with the orchestra under the direction of the composer
  • Arrangement/revision: Arrangement for wind orchestra by Edvard Åkerberg
  • Duration: 20 min

Instrumentation

2*.2.8**2 / 4 sax / 4.5***.4.2 / timp, 3 perc
(picc, E-flat clar, bass clar, 3 corn)
The six B-flat clarinets are divided into three parts with occasional divisions.

Location for score and part material

Svensk Musik

Description of work

1. Preludium (Väktarsång): Con grandezza E-flat major 3/4
2. Pastorale (Mälarvågor): Andante quieto E-flat major - B-flat major 3/4
3. Scherzino (Gycklare): Moderato A-flat major 2/4
4. Alla marcia (Krigsmarsch) Vigoroso E-flat major - G major 4/4