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Suite from the Star Wars Epic, Part I

From Wind Repertory Project
John Williams

John Williams (arr. Robert W Smith)


General Info

Year: 1977 / 2007
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $80.00; (digital) - $82.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Movements

1. Duel of the Fates - 1:30
2. Across the Stars - 2:05
3. Revenge of the Sith - 1:13


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Taiko or Large Tom-Tom
  • Tom-Tom
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes or Mark Tree


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

A serious collection of the most recognized themes, each in a separate movement, this suite includes Duel of the Fates (from "Episode I: The Phantom Menace"), Across the Stars (from "Episode II: Attack of the Clones") and Revenge of the Sith (from "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith").

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Wartburg College (Waverly, Iowa) Symphonic Band (Scott Muntefering, conductor) – 6 April 2019
  • The Hartt Wind Ensemble (West Hartford, Conn.) (James Jackson, conductor) – 29 October 2016
  • Ventura County (Calif.) Concert Band (Julie Budd, conductor) - 17 April 2016
  • Sinfonisches Blasorchester Main-Kinzig – 20 November 2011


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Williams, J.; Smith R. (2007). Suite From The Star Wars Epic, Part 1 [score]. Alfred Publishing: Van Nuys, Calif.