Three Phrases from Yugoslav Folk Songs

Title: Three Phrases from Yugoslav Folk Songs
Date of Composition: Copyright © 2000 Daniel Bukvich (this date is approximate)
Level of Difficulty: Jr. High School
(uses some improvisation to meet new national standards on improvisation - not jazz improvisation)
Instrumentation: Wind Band
Ensemble Set-up: Bukvich Symphonic Band Diagram
Publisher: Wingert-Jones Music
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Kansas City, MO 64137-2502
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Program Notes:

Three Phrases from Yugoslav Folk Songs” was written for a middle school band in Oregon. It can also be a fun piece to read for high school bands.

Recordings: Details about recording(s):
  • Performer(s): University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony
  • Conductor: Andrew Boysen, Jr.
  • Location: University of New Hampshire
  • Date recorded: 2013

Download each movement separately below:

  1. Flowers are More Beautiful in the Spring... I Lead a Black Lamb [2:24]
  2. ...and My Little One Begins to Weep. [2:35]
  3. Even If you Were a Grey Falcon, You Could Not Escape [2:51]

Recording(s) posted: [2014-09-05 00:00:00]

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