Prepare for Takeoff

From Wind Repertory Project
Adam Schoenberg

Adam Schoenberg

General Info

Year: 2008
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Schoenberg Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Rental


Full Score
Flute I-II (doubling Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
Bassoon 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-III
Percussion (4 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Hi-hat
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbals (2:small and large)
  • Temple Blocks (4: high, medium, low and bass)
  • Tom-toms (4:high, medium, low and bass)
  • Triangle (small)
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned by the Baldwin High School Symphonic Band, Scott J. Dunn, conductor, with generous support from the Friends of Music and the Baldwin School District Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Ed Chiarello, director. This is Adam Schoenberg's first work for Band.

Premiered by the Baldwin High School Symphonic Band on June 5, 2008, Scott J. Dunn conducting, at the Baldwin High School, Baldwin (Nassau County), NY.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Baldwin High School, Baldwin (Nassau County), NY., Symphonic Band (Scott J. Dunn, conductor) – 5 June 2008 *Premiere Performance*

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Adam Schoenberg website Accessed 12 August 2023
  • Perusal score
  • Schoenberg, A.; Baldwin High School (Baldwin, N.Y.) Symphonic Band. (2008). Prepare for Takeoff [score]. Schoenberg Music: [Los Angeles, Calif.]