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Ferris Wheel (2004) SZM030

For Concert Band

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Duration: 4:20

Publisher: Grand Mesa Music


  • Piccolo
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet in Bb I, II, III
  • Bass Clarinet in Bb
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Baritone Saxophone
  • Bassoon
  • Trumpet in Bb I, II, III
  • French Horn I, II in F
  • Trombone I, II, III
  • Euphonium (BC)
  • Euphonium (TC)
  • Tuba
  • Timpani
  • Snare Drum
  • Bass Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Triangle
  • Tambourine
  • Concert Toms (4)



- Named to ABC/ Bandworld/ WIBC's top 100 new band publications for 2004- 2005! -

This piece represents an evening trip to the local carnival. It is marked with unending multiple meter passages and both extensive brass and woodwind solos. It was commissioned by a group of Texas public school bands in 2003 with individual premiers taking place throughout the fall of 2003 and spring of 2004.

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