American Pep (1920)
March One Step
Last updated: 28.01.22
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Composer: G.H. Green Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet A/T/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 910
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Length: approx. 4 mins. Sounds best with bass doubled.
American Pep was originally published for band and orchestra, a fact for which this editor has not the slightest compunction in presenting this long overdue adaptation for recorder ensemble. The, dare it be said, pepped-up composition itself is a bright and breezy march one-step completely within the spirit of the rodeo horse and rider pair shown on the cover of the original sheet music. Its form is AABBCC with a 4-bar introduction and a 12-bar interlude between the C-strains whereby the A-strain is of 16 bars, the others are of 32 bars. The 1st tenor has the melodic line for the A-strains and the treble then takes over for the remainder. All-in-all, just the stuff to brighten up a dull day!
American Pep was published by Ted Browne Music Co., Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A tempo of 180 crotchets/min. crotchets/min. is suggested.

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