SHRIMP SALAD from Odd Beethoven by West Coast Wind Quintet Sheet Music for Woodwind Ensemble at Sheet Music Direct
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SHRIMP SALAD from Odd Beethoven Digital Sheet Music
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SHRIMP SALAD from Odd Beethovenby West Coast Wind Quintet Woodwind Quintet - Digital Sheet Music

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Shrimp Salad based on Beethovens Minuet in G is a short (under 2 minute) piece blending surf-rock and straight-ahead jazz with some Blues thrown in for good measure. 

The piece starts with a call-and-response pattern, with major statements alternating with bluesy responses.

The contrasting middle section (the Trio in Baroque music parlance) begins at m. 14 with the bassoon playing a jazz walking bass line accompanying a lightly swung bebop phrasing of the melody. 

The return of the opening section (m. 25) features a slightly varied accompaniment with some sly quotes and a bit of medieval hocket style. A trilled pedal point underpins the suspenseful Coda before bringing the movement to a bright quick close.

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