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Etched in Stone

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Timothy Mahr

Timothy Mahr

General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 7:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Mahr Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


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

  • Bar Chimes
  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Field Drum
  • Marimba
  • Orchestra Chimes
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Living among us are fellow citizens who see more clearly, think more broadly, and act with an unbounded courage in order to make this world a better place. Their work drives the engine of progress and is needed desperately, and yet at times it is regrettably shunned and misunderstood. Their message is often vitally important, if not world changing, and this aspect of their presence in particular often makes them a perceived threat to those not ready for change. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was such a person.

When Kyle Smith asked me to compose a work for the bands at Westbrook High School to honor Dr. King’s life and mark the 50th anniversary of his untimely assassination, I recalled standing in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. The imposing presence of the memorial, with Dr. King seemingly emerging from a mountain, was incredibly moving. His caring and courageous words, etched in stone, are worthy of contemplation for generations to come.

- Program Note by composer

Commissioned by the Westbrook High School Band Program in observance of the 50th anniversary of the passing of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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