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Boy, Oh Boy by Josh Gottry

Model # 13080 By: C. Alan Publications
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  • Overview

    • For 8 Players
    • Duration: 4:30
    • Difficulty: Medium
    • Score Included
    • Great for Advanced Younger Ensemble
    • Easy to Recognize Theme
  • Item Details

    Boy, Oh Boy by Josh Gottry is an 8 player percussion ensemble with an easy to recognize melody woven in through this lullaby-themed, fun and upbeat piece.

    Duration: 4:30

    Difficulty: Medium


    • Vibraphone
    • Xylophone
    • Marimba 1
    • Marimba 2
    • Timpani
    • Wood Blocks (3)
    • Snare Drum
    • Bongos
    • Congas

    From the composer:

    Written for my one-year-old son Caleb, this piece opens with a simple lullaby setting of a Swedish folk melody from the hymn Children of the Heavenly Father. At the presto, a day begins with the woodblock part signifying the continual progression of time. The texture gradually thickens as toys are strewn around the house. The chord progression beginning five bars after letter A, spells out Caleb's name (Cmin, Abmin, Fmin7 substitute for "L" Eb, Bb).

    The progression is then restated with a slightly busier ostinato. The hymn melody returns over new ideas in the mallet instruments, while the snare, woodblocks, and hand drums continue the 5/4 patterns into the 4/4 time signature. A final statement of the chord progression is made at letter F followed by the gradual thinning of the texture as the day winds down. A short lullaby recap closes the piece and the woodblock begins again to serve as a reminder that the next day is coming soon.

  • Specifications

    Name Boy, Oh Boy by Josh Gottry
    Brand C. Alan Publications
    Model # 13080
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 87968 not found]
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  • Returns & Shipping


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    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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