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Declaration Overture

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Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith

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General Info

Year: 1976
Duration: c. 4:35
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Wingert Jones
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Full Score
C Piccolo/Flute I
Flute II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Percussion I-II

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

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Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

Audio Links

State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class CC
  • Arkanas: III
  • Georgia: III
  • Iowa: III
  • Indiana:
  • Louisiana: II
  • Minnesota: Category 3
  • North Carolina: V
  • New York: IV
  • Ohio: High School Class C
  • Oklahoma: II-A
  • South Carolina: V
  • Texas: II. Complete
  • Virginia: V


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Missouri (Columbia) University Band (Amy M. Knopps, conductor) – 27 February 2020
  • Kent State (Ohio) Symphony Band (Wendy Matthews, conductor) – 28 April 2019
  • Tarleton State University (Stephenville, Tx.) Symphonic Band (Chris Moix, conductor) – 5 March 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Campus Band (Arris Golden, conductor) – 19 February 2019
  • South Central High School Symphonic Band (Sarah Harlow, conductor) – 26 November 2018
  • Kent State (Ohio) Communiversity Band (Malcolm Jones, conductor) – 1 May 2018
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) All-Campus Band (Ryan M. Yahl, conductor) – 17 April 2018
  • Berea (Ky.) College Wind Ensemble (James Dreiling, conductor) – 26 October 2017
  • The Ohio State University (Columbus) University Band (Onsby Rose, conductor) – 10 October 2017
  • Cary (N.C.) Town Band (Stuart Holoman, conductor) – 3 July 2017
  • Western Illinois University (Macomb) (Lisa Hallen, conductor) – 28 April 2017
  • Ohio University (Athens) Symphonic Band (Jessica Piso, conductor) – 21 March 2017
  • Shenandoah Conservatory (Winchester, Va.) Concert Band (Alan P. Johnson, conductor) – 13 October 2016
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Honor Band (Curran Prendergast, conductor) – 13 February 2016
  • Kingsburg (Calif.) High School Wind Ensemble (Michael Schofield, conductor) - 17 April 2015 (2015 San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) Concert Band Invitational)
  • Oldham Youth Wind Band (Roger Meaden, conductor) - 12 March 2012

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Smith, C. (1976). Declaration Overture: For Concert Band [score]. Wingert-Jones Music: Kansas City, Mo.