Children's Games, Opus 22, was originally a suite of twelve miniatures composed by Georges Bizet for piano four hands in 1871. Bizet later orchestrated five of these (Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12) as the Petite Suite.
This suite contains:
March - Trumpet and drum (Trompette et tambour)
Berceuse - The doll (La poupée)
Impromptu - The top (La toupie)
Duo - Little husband, little wife (Petit mari, petite femme)
The Merry Go Round (Les chevaux de bois)
Galop - the Ball (Le bal)
423.11 perc - Piccolo Trumpet in B flat (doubles on Piccolo), Trumpet in B flat (doubles on E flat), Trumpet in B flat (doubles on flugelhorn). Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba. Percussion (one player) is Field Drum, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Temple Blocks, Whip, Xylophone
Grade 5 - advanced college/university or professional ensemble
Full score and parts in PDF available for download.