Rhapsody In Blue - wind octet / wind ensemble
This arrangement of Gershwin’s famous Rhapsody in Blue includes all of the main musical themes from the original piano composition, but carefully arranged to suit this group. It features most of the instruments at various points and is exciting and challenging to play across the whole ensemble.
This arrangement has been performed many times and is an impressive concert item. Parts are provided for flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons, and optional drums, glockenspiel and timpani.