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March of the Resistance

From Wind Repertory Project
John Williams

John Williams (arr. Paul Lavender)

Subtitle: From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 2:25
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $165.00   |   Score Only (print) - $20.00


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

  • Marimba
  • Piatti
  • Suspended Cymbal


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

In the blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams reprises a few earlier themes along with dynamic new material. The memorable March of the Resistance is fittingly dramatic and powerful, and is prominent at key moments in the movie.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Illinois State University (Normal) Symphonic Winds (Anthony C. Marinello, III, conductor) – 14 November 2018
  • Western Illinois University (Macomb) Wind Ensemble (Mike Fansler, conductor) – 23 February 2018
  • Sam Ramon (Calif.) Community Band (Larry Colon, conductor) – 3 March 2017
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Wind Ensemble (Andrew McMahan, conductor) – 13 November 2016
  • University of Arizona (Tucson) Wind Symphony (Chad Shoopman, conductor) – 27 October 2016
  • State University of New York, Potsdam, Crane Wind Ensemble (Brian K. Doyle, conductor) – 23 September 2016

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Williams, J.; Lavender, P. [2013]. March of the Resistance : From Star Wars: The Force Awakens [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.