The Court Jester - OvertureBy Kevin Kaisershot Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts Grade: 1.5 Item: 81-CB15283
The history of the court jester is quite diverse depending on the country. They were either employed to entertain nobility or as an itinerant performer they would entertain common folk at such venues as fairs or markets. Their skills would include such things as songs, music, storytelling, acrobatics, juggling and / or magic. This composition hopes to portray this whimsical entertainer by way of a light and buoyant set of melodic lines and rhythmic energy.