Gershwin - An American in Paris (score)
Arranged for chamber ensemble (17 players)
George Gershwin composed An American in Paris in 1928. It evokes the sights and sounds of Paris in a brilliant and energetic symphonic poem. This arrangement by Iain Farrington is for 17 players, and was made in 2011.
Instrumentation: Flute (Piccolo), Oboe, 2 Clarinets in Bb, Alto Saxophone, Bassoon, Horn in F, Trumpet in C, Trombone, Percussion (2 Timpani, Triangle, Xylophone, 4 Taxi Horns, Wood Block), Drum kit (bass drum, snare drum, 2 tom-toms, high hat, suspended cymbal, crash cymbal), Piano, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass