Italian Polka (Rachmaninov)

Program Notes:

Sergeii Rachmaninov’s Italian Polka, originally composed for piano four-hands, arranged for Concert Band.

Instrumentation:

  • Flute I & II, Piccolo
  • Oboe I
  • Clarinet I-III (in B-flat)
  • Bassoon
  • Alto Saxophone I & II
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Baritone Saxophone
  • Trumpet I-III (in B-flat)
  • Horn I-IV
  • Trombone I-III, Bass Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • String Bass
  • Timpani
  • Percussion I: Finger Cymbals, Snare Drum
  • Percussion II: Tambourine, Xylophone, Triangle
  • Percussion III: Bass Drum
  • Percussion IV: Crash Cymbals, Glockenspiel