In the Mood
Last updated: 19.12.19
Composer: J. Garland Suppliers:  
Editor: Peter Bullock Quartet D/A/T/B
Publisher: Bosworth Edition Publication: BoE 3934
I have always associated In the mood with the unforgettable Glenn Miller and admired it very much. Resultingly I was very happy to come across this work in a catalogue and ordered it immediately. Peter Bullock has written this creditable arrangement which, incidentally is scored for optional guitar and percussion, and which provides a reasonable impression of the original. Some might ask can a recorder quartet really match four unison saxophones with a clarinet playing an octave above. The answer I suppose is that it depends on the recorder quartet. Once players have shaken-off their Telemann habits and have mastered the "swinging two in a bar" feel then they can, in my opinion, have a lot of fun with this arrangement.
This arrangement may be found in Rockin' Recorders.