Armed Forces Salute

From Wind Repertory Project
Robert Lowden

Medley arranged by Robert Lowden

General Info

Year: 1980
Duration: c. 4:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
C Piccolo
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Timp-Toms


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

An impressive tribute honoring our men and women of the Armed Forces. Includes: The Caisson Song; Semper Paratus; The Marines' Hymn; The U.S. Air Force and Anchors Aweigh.

- Program Note from publisher

This medley is often used to recognize servicemen and women, veterans and their families in the concert audiences.


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Plainville (Conn.) Wind Ensemble (Ken Bagley, conductor) - 19 November 2023
  • Kennesaw (Ga.) State University Wind Ensemble (David Kehler, conductor) - 10 November 2023
  • Bemidji (Minn.) Area Community Band (Ryan Webber, conductor) - 2 July 2023
  • National Concert Band of America (Alexandria, Va.) (Adrian Holton, conductor) - 5 March 2023
  • National Concert Band of America (Alexandria, Va.) (Adrian Holton, conductor) - 11 December 2022
  • Minnesota Freedom Band (Minneapolis-St. Paul) (Bethany B. Higgins, conductor) - 13 November 2022
  • The Packard Concert Band (Warren, Ohio) (Loras John Schissel, conductor) - 13 November 2022
  • West Valley High School (Yakima, Wash.) Wind Ensemble (Kirk Knight, conductor) - 9 November 2022
  • Bemidji (Minn.) Area Community Band (Ryan Webber, conductor) - 3 July 2022
  • Atlanta (Ga.) Wind Symphony (David Kehler, conductor) - 24 June 2022
  • Heart of Texas Concert Band (San Antonio) (R. Mark Rogers, conductor) - 4 July 2021
  • Atlantic Wind Ensemble (Ocean City, N.J.) (Eliot Prowse, conductor) - 29 May 2021
  • East Texas Baptist University (Marshall) Symphonic Band (Nathan G. Phillips, conductor) - 23 April 2021
  • Parkland College (Champaign, Ill.) Concert Band (Erwin Hoffman, conductor) - 8 March 2020
  • Stuart (Fla.) Community Concert Band (Jim LeBon, conductor) - 27 October 2019
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) Summer Band (Anthony Messina, conductor) - 25 July 2019
  • Champaign-Urbana (Ill.) Civic Wind Band (Linda Moorhouse, conductor) - 29 June 2019
  • Brazil (Ind.) Concert Band (Matthew S. Huber, conductor) – 2 June 2019
  • Atlantic Wind Ensemble (Ocean Grove, N.J.) (Dennis T. Eschbach, conductor) – 25 May 2019
  • North Idaho College (Coeur d’Alene) Wind Symphony (Bryan Hannaford, conductor) – 12 May 2019
  • Prairie Wind Ensemble (East Peoria, Ill.) (Jim Tallman, conductor) – 17 March 2019

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Lowden, B. (1991). Armed Forces Salute: The Caisson Song, Semper Paratus, The Marines’ Hymn, the U.S. Air Force, Anchors Aweigh [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wi.