St Paul’s Suite (arr. for wind quintet)

By Gustav Holst, arr. Natheniel Siu

Woodwind quintet

Intermediate difficulty

Includes score and parts

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Instrumentation

  • Flute, Piccolo
  • Oboe, Cor Anglais
  • Clarinet in B♭ and A
  • Horn
  • Bassoon

(Alternative parts for Clarinet in B♭ only available upon request.)

Performance time

Whole Suite: 11’ – 15’

I. Jig: 3’ – 3’ 30”

II. Ostinato: 1’ 45”– 2’ 15”

III. Intermezzo: 3’ 45” – 4’ 15”

IV. Finale: 3’ – 3’ 30”

Introduction

This arrangement of famous Holst suite written for the St Paul’s Girls’ School transforms the string writing into playful exchanges and majestic unisons for the five winds players. The arrange has taken some inspirations from the band suite when adopting the Dargason, whilst keeping the structure of the strings suite mostly intact—apart from 8 bars taken away before rehearsal G, intended to make the movement flows more naturally.

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Product details

Title: St Paul’s Suite (arr. for wind quintet)

Ensemble: Woodwind quintet

Composer: Gustav Holst

Arranger: Natheniel Siu

Difficulty: Intermediate

Includes score: Yes

Includes parts: Yes

SKU: PS-33651-D

Seller: Notesetter Publishing

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