Broadway / Opera

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MOVIN' OUT (Billy Joel Medley)

arranged by Robert Wendel
Description It's back! A medley of Billy Joel songs including "Movin' Out," "Just The Way You Are," "Uptown Girl," and "Big Shot" all used in the Broadway Show "Movin' Out" conceived by Twila Tharp. This medley was originally commissioned by the Cincinnati Pops for Erich Kunzel and the copyright holders have given us permission to make it available on a limited basis to other orchestras as well.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2+ B Cl/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Set, Glock, Chimes, Xylophone, Vibes, Triangle, Bass Drum, Piatti, Tambourine, Cabassa, Mark Tree, guitar[opt], bass guitar[opt], piano[opt], and Strings. OPTIONAL: SATB chorus and/or 1-3 soloists.
Duration:6:35
Cost:$300/+$150/+&75 Rental Only

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (Medley)

arranged by Robert Wendel
Description A midnight showing cult-classic film for nearly 40 years, revived on Broadway in 2000, featured in the TV show "Glee" in 2010, and touring nearly constantly around the world, and available for symphony orchestra at last! Reach out to your younger audiences with this Rock-oriented show score. Songs include: Science Fiction Double Feature, Damn It Janet, Over At The Frankenstein Place, Hot Patootie Bless My Soul, and of course, LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap set, Mark Tree, Xylophone, Glock, Chimes, Tam-Tam and Bass Drum, opt Piano, and Strings
Duration:5:45
Cost:$240/+$120/+$60 Rental Only
Notes:A student orchestra string set with Vln 1, Vln, 2, Violin 3/Viola, Cello and Bass parts available on request.

THE PUSSY FOOT BALLET from "GOLDILOCKS"

by Leroy Anderson
Description: From Leroy Anderson's only Broadway musical comes this amazing 3-minute romp for orchestra drawn from the original Broadway score.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/2/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, and strings
Duration:2:55
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.

ORFEO'S "ROCKATTA"

by Monteverdi
Description: 2007 marked the 400th anniversary of what is considered to be the first "modern" opera, so I've "updated" the Toccatta from Monteverdi's "Orfeo" for the pop/rock generation, complete with a development section. Terrific for Pops AND Young People's Concerts, ESPECIALLY if you open the concert with the first 14 bars (as Monteverdi wrote it) then close the concert with the FULL work. Four hundred years then comes full circle!
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap set, Chimes, Glock, Tam-Tam, Piatti and Bass Drum, and Strings
Duration:2:45
Cost:$150/+$75/+$37.50 Rental Only.

VIVA PUCCINI!

arranged by Robert Wendel
Description: A medley of some famous melodies from Madamma Butterfly, Girl of the Golden West, Gianni Schicci, La Boheme, and Turandot.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, 2-3 percussion, harp, and strings
Duration:7:00
Cost:$280/+$140/+$70 Rental Only
Notes:Commissioned by the Jacksonville Symphony
Notes:This piece was the hit of our "That's Amore" program. At both concerts, it received a standing ovation! - Karen Peters, Orlando Philharmonic Librarian.

Original Broadway Overtures

These are NOT arrangements. These are the ORIGINAL overtures as provided by the composers, prepared and re-edited for pops orchestra from the original Broadway pit parts. All doublings and non-standard instruments (such as saxes) have been eliminated, and alternatives provided for special solos such as guitar, banjo, and accordion while still retaining as closely as possible, the original cast album sound.

All newly printed using "Finale" (not xerox copies of manuscript) with full conductors scores provided for the first time ever!

All selections ASCAP

GOLDILOCKS

by Leroy Anderson
Description: A lost "gem" has now been resurrected at long last! This is the Overture from Leroy Anderson's one-and-only Broadway Show, revised and reorchestrated by the composer, and edited for standard Symphony orchestra by Robert Wendel and approved by the Anderson family.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/2/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2 percussion, harp [opt], and strings
Duration:4:35
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.

GYPSY

by Jule Styne & Stephen Sondheim
Description: Possibly the best Broadway Overture ever written, and certainly ranked along with "Mame" and "Candide" as among the top 3, now available for standard symphony pops orchestra, with original sax parts available as optional extras. Fanfare, Everything's Coming Up Roses, You'll Never Get Away From Me, Small World Isn't It, The Strippers' Music, Mister Goldstone. As heard on the original cast album.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2+Opt B Cl/2 (opt 3 saxes doubling) - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, and strings
Duration:4:50
Cost:$240/+$120/+$60 Rental Only.
Notes:This selection has been recorded by Carl Topilow and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra..

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

by Jerry Herman
Description: Motif Fanfares, La Cage Aux Folles, With Anne On My Arm, Song On The Sand, I Am What I Am, The Best Of Times Is Now. This is the album overture version, with a concert finale added by Robert Wendel and personally authorized by Jerry Herman.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, and strings
Duration:4:30
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only

MAME

by Jerry Herman
Description: Ranked along side "Gypsy" and "Candide" as among the best of the broadway overtures. Fanfare, Open A New Window, My Best Girl, If He Walked Into My Life, That's How Young I feel, and Mame. As heard on the original cast album.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, opt Banjo, and strings
Duration:4:30
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.

MACK & MABEL

by Jerry Herman
Description: Movies Were Movies, Look What Happened To Mabel, I Won't Send Roses, Where Ever He Aint!, When Mabel Comes In The Room.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, piano/celeste, opt Banjo, and strings
Duration:5:15
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.

HELLO DOLLY! (1996 version)

by Jerry Herman
Description: Put On Your Sunday Clothes, It Only Takes A Moment, Before The Parade Passes By, Hello Dolly (Jerry Herman's favorite version, arranged by Don Pippin and brilliantly orchestrated by Larry Blank).
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, and strings
Duration:4:40
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.
Notes:This is NOT the version recorded on the Varese-Serabande "New Broadway Cast" recording issued prior to the 1996 Broadway revival.
Notes:2014 MARKS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HELLO DOLLY'S OPENING ON BROADWAY.

MILK and HONEY

by Jerry Herman
Arranged and orchestrated by Hershey Kay
Description: Milk & Honey Fanfares, Shalom, Independence Day Hora, Let's Not Waste A Moment, That Was Yesterday, Milk & Honey.
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, and strings
Duration:4:20
Cost:$200/+$100/+$50 Rental Only.

TAKE ME ALONG!

by Bob Merrill
Description: Did You Do That Sid?, If You Promise Me A Rose, I Would Die, Volunteer Fireman's Picnic, Nine O'clock, I'm Staying Young, But Yours, Take Me Along. This beautiful and very symphonic overture contains the title song, which became the jingle for United Airlines for nearly a decade. It has also been heard on "Family Guy."
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/3/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, harp, piano, and strings
Duration:5:15
Cost:$190/+$95/+$47.50 Rental Only.
Notes:"The Volunteer Firemen's Picnic" was featured on a recent episode of Fox's animated series "Family Guy". It was the music for the song about "The Freakin' FCC." They also used it at the 2007 Emmy Awards.

GOLDILOCKS Suite for Orchestra

by Leroy Anderson
 
Description: This is a terrific "overview" of the Broadway score and its critically acclaimed dance music, from a fox trot to a Viennese Waltz, to a fast paced gallop!
Included Works:
  • Overture  
  • Town House Maxixe  
  • Lady In Waiting Ballet  
  • The Pussy Foot  
Instrumentation:2+picc/2/2/2 - 4/3/2/1 - Timpani, Trap Drums, 2-3 percussion, and strings
Duration:15:00
Cost:$400/+$200/+$100 Rental Only

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