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James Christensen

Arranged by James Christensen


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Subtitle: Musical Memories from World War II


General Info

Year: 1995
Duration:6:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $70.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Instrumentation

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

(percussion detail needed)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

With the recent anniversary of the end of World War II, Americans have reflected on that special era in our history, a time when popular music played such an important role in the national consciousness. This outstanding showcase for band spotlights some of the fabulous songs of that era including: Thanks for the Memory, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, I'll Be Seeing You, It's Been a Long Long Time, Bell-Bottom Trousers, White Cliffs of Dover, and Praise the Lord And Pass the Ammunition.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Cottonwood Community Band (Sedona, Ariz.) (Sy Brandon, conductor) – 17 March 2019
  • Heritage Woods Secondary Senior Concert Band (Port Moody, B.C.) (Katherine Fester, conductor) – 21 November 2018
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Carlos Gama, Jr., conductor) - 26 June 2018
  • State College Area (Penn.) Municipal Band (Ned C. Deihl, conductor)- 19 November 2017
  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Judd, conductor) – 12 November 2017
  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Budd, conductor) – 8 November 2015
  • Rockford (Ill.) Christian Fellowship Band (George Strombeck, conductor) - 22 March 2015
  • Christian Fellowship Band (Rockford, Ill.) ( Vicki Peterson, conductor) - 28 September 2014
  • Coopersville (Mich.) Community Concert Band (Tom Harsay, conductor) - 2 March 2013


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Christensen, J. (1995). The Homefront: Musical Memories from World War II [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.