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Postcard from England

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Robert Buckley

Robert Buckley

General Info

Year: 2014
Duration: c. 3:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $7.50


Full Score
Flute I-II
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
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Djembe (or Low Conga)
  • Finger Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tom-toms (2)



None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Postcard from England depicts a trek across the English countryside, with its gently rolling hills, thatched cottages, stately homes, castles and cathedrals. This musical postcard evokes the rich colors of the stone buildings, the mossy green countryside, the quaintness of the villages and the grandeur of the cathedrals. The music moves back and forth between the catchy “walking theme,” featuring the low brass, percussion and woodwinds, and the elegant stately theme reminiscent of the British brass band sound.

- Program Note by the Indian Springs Middle School Wind Ensemble concert program, 18 December 2014


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • White, Christopher G. "Postcard from England." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 12, Compiled and edited by Andrew Trachsel, 429-436. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2021.