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MSgt. Robert Thurston

Robert Thurston


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General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 6:50
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Robert Thurston
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

A work aimed at college and professional wind bands, or mature high school groups. Departures is the last original piece I wrote while I was still a member of the US Air Force Band -- so it commemorates my departure from the band (and the military) after a 20-year career. I started out with the intent of making a few stylistic departures as well -- trying out some musical tricks I don’t often use. What I found, the farther I got into writing the piece, was that old habits die hard. But I do love how the piece turned out.

- Program Note by composer


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