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Air for Winds

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Melvin Shelton

Melvin Shelton

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General Info

Year: 1989
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: LudwigMasters
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $45.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


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None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Shelton explained that Air for Winds is a training piece throughout, teaching the students musical concepts in a functional and musical form rather than a lifeless, unmusical, and uninteresting exercise.

The piece is intended as a teaching tool for school band, from the use of concert B-flat throughout (the traditional tuning pitch for bands) to the solo passages allowing young players to play in soloistic settings.

- Program Note from GIA

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class D
  • Florida: III
  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: II
  • North Carolina: III
  • Oklahoma: II-A
  • South Carolina: III
  • Texas: II. Complete
  • Virginia: III


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