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Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
  • Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

    SKU: BBBE191201

    Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80, by Johannes Brahms, was one of a pair of contrasting concert overtures — the other being the Tragic Overture, Op. 81. Brahms composed the work during the summer of 1880 as a tribute to the University of Breslau, which had notified him that it would award him an honorary doctorate in philosophy.

    • Composer

      Johannes Brahms

    • Arranger

      Michael Allen

    • Duration

      10' 00"

    • Instrumentation

      423.11 - Trumpet in E flat (alternate C trumpet), Piccolo Trumpet in B flat, Trumpet in B flat (alternate C trumpet), Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (Cymbals, Bass Drum, Triangle)

    • Difficulty

      Grade 5 - advanced university or professional ensemble

    • File Format

      Full score and parts in PDF available for download.

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