Instrumentation: Winds and Percussion (grade 5)
Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 3 Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon, 2 Alto Saxophones, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, 3 Trumpets, 4 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium (div.), Tuba (div.), Double Bass, Timpani, 4 Percussion
Duration: ca. 5:00
Premiere: October 13, 2009 :: Central Michigan University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, John Williamson, conductor :: Mount Pleasant, MI
Purchasing: Murphy Music Press
The title, Stomp, refers to a heavy, syncopated dance with some serious attitude—picture a Saturday night jam session—in a barn—featuring a crazed country fiddle band and Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers.