American Hero

From Wind Repertory Project
Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton

General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Black Squirrel
Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Full Score
Flute I-II II doubling Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Guiro
  • Piatti
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Dedicated to Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr. by the Museums of Aviation Foundation, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

-Program Note from score

In the summer of 2000, Georgia’s Museum of Aviation Foundation and the United States Air Force Reserve commissioned this work as a tribute to the heroic World War 2 fighter pilot, Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr., who also is the author of the book God is My Co-Pilot.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music

American Hero was written in the summer of 2000 and dedicated to Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr., author of the book God Is My Co-Pilot. This book is the story of his World War II flying experiences. In musical terms, American Hero represents the qualities of courage, compassion, and nobility that are the hallmarks of all American heroes, young or old.

-Program Note by Contra Costa Wind Symphony


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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