Antiphonal Overture


True to its name, this superb new concert band work develops the antiphonal (answering) style of early music, but with a more contemporary approach offering a popular yet challenging work.

Level: Grade III. (Also available for Brass Band or Combined BB/WB)

In stock (can be backordered)

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Throughout Antiphonal Overture, different groups of similarly pitched woodwinds and brasses, instrument families, and other instrument combinations ‘answer’ one another in mainly two-bar phrases. This antiphonal style creates varying timbres and textures throughout the piece.

Cues in critical places ensure that smaller groups and those with uneven can perform this piecesuccessfully.The ever-changing timbres and textures in Antiphonal Overture are sure to make this piece a popular, challenging work for players and a delight for audiences.

Additional information

Weight 0.7 kg


Arthur J Michaels