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Key - Eb throughout (c minor for 4/4)
Time - 4/4 and 2/4
Beginning 4/4 - Andante Legato
Major points - lots of staggered up-beat entrances. Common recognizable melody. Lots of call and response (&3&4 vs &1&2). Make sure to connect phrases and hold out notes full length.
2/4 - Allegro - opposite style of 4/4
Major points - starts with percussion and Xylophone solo!
Not a lot of accidentals, mostly tricky with rhythm and articulations.
TYMPANI tuning -G (changes to Ab on 2/4), Bb, C, Eb
Percussion: Timpani, Bells, Chimes, Xylophone, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Crash Cymbals
Woodblock, Suspended Cymbal
by Tim Rhea