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Bottom of the Ninths

Featuring themes from "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and the ninth symphonies of Franz Shubert, Antonín Dvorák, and Ludwig van Beethoven
By Albert von Tilzer, Franz Shubert, Antonín Dvorák, and Ludwig van Beethoven / arr. by Bob Phillips

Tongue-in-cheek and beautiful, Bottom of the Ninths is the perfect way to delve into these masterworks with young players in a fun context! All sections remain in 1st position, in the key of D major, with no high 3's or low 1's as the melodies are passed throughout the orchestra. Easy to play and showcasing the beauty of these great composers, this piece, arranged by Bob Phillips, would shine at a festival or contest. The medley features "Take Me Out to the Ball Game;" the opening theme from Schubert's Symphony No. 9 which is, of course, at the beginning of that work; the famous "Going Home" theme from the middle of Dvorák's Symphony No. 9; and the "Ode to Joy" theme from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, which is at the end, or the "bottom," of the 9th. (2:30)

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Catalog Number 00-48071
UPC 038081557595
Instrument String Orchestra
Format Conductor Score & Parts
Series Sound Innovations for String Orchestra
Level 1.5
Size x
Weight 11.2 oz