Shenandoah (Smith)

From Wind Repertory Project
Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith

Subtitle: A Sea Fantasy

General Info

Year: 1982
Duration: c. 5:25
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Folk song
Publisher: Jenson Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Full Score
Flute I-II (II doubles Piccolo)
Oboe I-II
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
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This beautiful folk song, also known as Across the Wide Missouri, is loved by many people all over the world. It was sung by sea voyageurs as well as pioneers traveling west through the American frontier. This arrangement provides a lush setting for this beautiful melody.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

  • Arkansas: III
  • Kansas: III
  • New York: Concert Band III
  • Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association: III
  • Virginia: IV


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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Girsberger, Russ. Percussion Assignments for Band & Wind Ensemble: Volume 2 L-Z. Galesville, MD: Meredith Music Publications, 2004, 278. Print.
  • Smith, C. (1982). Shenandoah: A Sea Fantasy [score]. Jenson Publications: New Berlin, Wisc.