Dukas - The Sorcerer's Apprentice: chamber ensemble (8 players)
Arranged for chamber ensemble (8 players)
One of the most popular pieces in classical music, ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ is based on a poem by Goethe, and tells the story of an apprentice using his master’s magic to clean up. He loses control of the broom, flooding the room with water, before the old wizard returns to end the spell. Arranged for 8 players by Iain Farrington, Dukas’ score brilliantly captures the humour and wildness of the poem. It can be paired with Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals as it uses much of the same instrumentation.
Instrumentation: Flute (Piccolo), Oboe, Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, Horn in F, Trumpet in C, Trombone, Percussion (2 Timpani, Cymbal, Glockenspiel), Harp, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass
Includes full score and complete set of parts.