Journey to the Lion's Castle

From Wind Repertory Project
Rossano Galante

Rossano Galante


General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Associated Music Publishers
Cost: Score and Parts - $95.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III (all parts divisi)
B-flat Bass Clarinet (divisi)
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Written in a grand film scoring fashion, this work takes the listener on an exciting musical excursion exploring various moods and styles. The impressive opening strains feature woodwind flourishes and powerful brass lines. A graceful and majestic middle section offers a change of pace before the ending segment drives to a breathtaking finish.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

  • Minnesota - Category I


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Symphonic Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) - 24 April 2023
  • Marion (Mass.) Concert Band (Tobias Monte, conductor) - 27 July 2018
  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Judd, conductor) - 12 April 2015
  • WTAMU Band Camp 2012 High School Symphonic Band (Russ Teweleit, Conductor) - 14 July 2012
  • Jenison (Michigan) High School Wind Symphony (Dave Zamborsky, conductor) - 18 January 2013; Michigan Music Conference


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Galante, R. (2011). Journey to the Lion's Castle [score]. Associated Music Publishers: New York.