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Emblems of Sacrifice

From Wind Repertory Project
Kevin Walczyk

Kevin Walczyk


General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: II+ (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Keveli Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $80.00; (digital) - $80.00   |   Score Only (print) - $30.00; (digital) - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Emblems of Sacrifice was commissioned by the Second Winds Community Band of McMinnville. Oregon. specifically for performance on the ensemble’s annual Veterans Day concert. The lyrical, dignified work was composed to honor all veterans in the commissioning ensemble’s region of Yamhill County, Oregon. The November 6, 2016, premiere performance, entitled "I Remember Vietnam," served to underscore a slide presentation comprising the images of veterans in the community, including those current and former members of the Second Winds Community Band. This composition is dedicated to these local veterans 00 and their counterparts found in every region of the United States -- who have served, and who currently serve, in our nation’s military branches as the true emblems of sacrifice.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) – 26 April 2018


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