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Robert Buckley

Robert Buckley

Subtitle: Voyage Aboard a Tall Ship

General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Windjammers were the last of the great sailing tall ships, and this piece captures the majesty and excitement of these amazing vessels. The voyage begins announced by three solo trumpets surrounding the audience and bouncing musical phrases off one another. The sails are raised, the ship is underway and the audience is taken on a colorful and thrilling musical voyage. This is effectively and skillfully scored programmatic music at its finest.

- Program Note from publisher

Dedicated to Jimmy Pattison.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

  • Minnesota: III


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Three Oaks Senior High (Summerside, PEI) Grade 11-12 Wind Ensemble (Krista Bryson, Conductor) - 30 March 2019
  • Valley Winds Community Wind Ensemble (Chelan, Wash.) (Stephen Burdick, conductor) - 25 April 2018
  • PEI Senior High Honours Band 2017 (Ardith Haley, Conductor) - 26 November 2017
  • Capital University 2014 Honors Wind Ensemble (Paula A. Crider, conductor) – 2014

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