Get ready for the original French song “Frère Jacques” in country-style with the smell of boots, cattle and smokin’ guns.
To make the style as autentic as possible, it’s important that the conductor study the drum set part closely. It’s an unusial groove to play for the younger drummers so the performaer of this may may need a little bit of guidance.
Svein Fjermestad (1988) was born and raised in Vigrestad at Jæren in Norway. After a year at Manger Folkehøgskule he attended music and science teacher studies at Bergen University College. Svein works in a primary school and with bands in Åsane and Nord-Hordland outside Bergen. Since 2007 he has also been a member of Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag as a percussionist and has also taken part in their work with children and young musicians.He is also active as a freelance percussionist, conductor, composer and arranger at the band scene in Hordaland and Rogaland.
This Flexible 5-part arrangement concist of following parts:
Part 1 in C: Flute | Oboe | Mallets
Part 1 in Bb: Soprano Saxophone | Bb Clarinet | Bb Trumpet | Bb Cornet | Flugelhorn
Part 1 in Eb: Eb Clarinet | Eb Cornet
Part 2 in Bb: Bb Clarinet | Bb Trumpet | Bb Cornet | Flugelhorn
Part 2 in C: Flute | Oboe | Mallets
Part 2 in Eb: Alto Saxophone | Alto Clarinet | Eb Alto Horn
Part 2 in F: F-Horn
Part 3 in Eb: Alto Saxophone | Alto Clarinet | Eb Alto Horn
Part 3 in C (B.C.): Trombone | Baritone | Euphonium
Part 3 in Bb: Tenor Saxophone | Bb Tenor Horn | Baritone | Euphonium
Part 3 in F: F-Horn
Part 4 in Bb: Tenor Saxophone | Bass Clarinet | Bb Tenor Horn | Baritone | Euphonium
Part 4 in C (B.C.): Bassoon | Trombone | Baritone | Euphonium
Part 5 in C (B.C.): Bassoon | Tuba 1 Electric Bass
Part 5 in Eb (T.C.): Tuba Eb
Part 5 in Bb (T.C.): Tuba Bb
Temple Blocks/Wood Blocks
Percussion (Tambourine and Shaker)
SOUND SAMPLE RECORDED BY NOTESERVICE WIND BAND, CONDUCTED BY REID GILJE
Full recording available on "Gill Bay - New Music for Flexible Instrumentation - Demo Tracks 2018-2019"
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|Theme/genre||Children, Folk music, International folk music, Song and folk music|
|Instrumentation||Brass band, Flexible instrumentation|
|Series||Noteservice Flex 5 Special Edition|
|Band catalogue||European Band Catalogue 2018|