Petite Suite de Concert No. 4

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor



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Petite Suite de Concert was composed in 1911 and is one of the composer’s lighter works. Cast into four contrasting movements, the suite is very appealing and showcases Coleridge-Taylor’s memorable melody writing. It is said to be in a style somewhere between Edward Elgar and Arthur Sullivan, a delightful example of British Light Music The perky La Tarantelle Fretillante (“wriggling”) is full of energy and life as the band works together to create a sequence of different themes. A cheeky pizzicato and upper wind theme takes over as the music begins to build up to the big climax. Crash cymbals and lower brass add to the impact of the small climaxes as the woodwinds keep bouncing around the

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