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FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE from "The Tale of Tsar Saltan"

NIKOLAI ANDREYEVICH RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Transcribed by Shinji Kasama

Grade 5

Duration 1:30

   Instrumentation

 01    1st Flute

 18     1st Trumpet

 33    Contra-Alto Clarinet in E-Flat [13]

 02    2nd Flute

 19     2nd Trumpet

 34    1st Horn in E-Flat [21]

 03    1st Oboe

 20     3rd Trumpet

 35    2nd Horn in E-Flat [22]

 04    2nd Oboe

 21     1st Horn in F

 36    3rd Horn in E-Flat [23]

 05    1st Bassoon

 22     2nd Horn in F

 37    4th Horn in E-Flat [24]

 06    2nd Bassoon

 23     3rd Horn in F

 38    1st Trombone in B-Flat (B.C.) [25]

 07    E-Flat Clarinet

 24     4th Horn in F

 39    2nd Trombone in B-Flat (B.C.) [26]

 08    1st Clarinet

 25     1st Trombone

 40    3rd Trombone in B-Flat (B.C.) [27]

 09    2nd Clarinet

 26     2nd Trombone

 41    1st Trombone in B-Flat (T.C.) [25]

 10    3rd Clarinet

 27     3rd Trombone

 42    2nd Trombone in B-Flat (T.C.) [26]

 11    Alto Clarinet

 28     Euphonium

 43    3rd Trombone in B-Flat (T.C.) [27]

 12    Bass Clarinet

 29     Tuba

 44    Euphonium in B-Flat (B.C.) [28]

 13    Contrabass Clarinet in B-Flat

 30     String Bass

 45    Euphonium in B-Flat (T.C.) [28]

 14    1st Alto Saxophone

 31     Timpani

 46    Tuba in E-Flat (B.C.) [29]

 15    2nd Alto Saxophone

 32     Percussion *

 47    Tuba in E-Flat (T.C.) [29]

 16    Tenor Saxophone

 

 48    Tuba in B-Flat (B.C.) [29]

 17    Baritone Saxophone

 

 49    Tuba in B-Flat (T.C.) [29]

 * Percussion: Crash Cymbals, Xylophone, Marimba

 

There are a number of arrangements of Flight of the Bumblebee for concert band.  Many of them feature a soloist and the band plays the accompaniment.  However, this version is strictly a transcription from the opera scene as a concert piece.

 

Parts No. 3349 are transposed from the original parts which are indicated in brackets, with or without modification.

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