Jungle High Street
Oliver Searle



Short work for wind orchestra

This work was inspired by a statement (which included the title phrase) from a documentary about elephants.
It instantly made me think of urban life (Sauchiehall Street on a Saturday night, for example), with creatures of various shapes and sizes moving in and out of view. To cement this mixture of man-made and natural objects, I have drawn on references to dance music (in this case, Jungle/Drum and Bass).


Instrumentation Genre Ensemble (with conductor)
Tag wind band
Duration 6 minutes
Instrumentation Flute [2 players]; Oboe [2 players]; Clarinet [3 players]; Bass clarinet [1 player]; Saxophone (alto) [2 players]; Saxophone (tenor) [1 player]; Saxophone (baritone) [1 player]; Bassoon [2 players]; Trumpet [3 players]; Horn [4 players]; Trombone [2 players]; Bass trombone [1 player]; Euphonium [1 player]; Tuba [1 player]; Percussion [3 players] (Drum kit, Timpani, Triangle)

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