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Greg Hillis

Greg Hillis


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 2:00
Difficulty: I (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $52.00; (digital) - $52.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00; (digital) - $6.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion I-II (4 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Powerful unisons open this piece and continue as the trumpets state the heroic melody. A countermelody is then placed over this in the woodwinds.

- Program Note from publisher


Composed for the band students at Millridge Elementary School, Highland Heights, Ohio.

- Program Note from score


Media


State Ratings

  • Georgia: I
  • Indiana: Group V
  • Maryland: I
  • West Virginia: I


Performances

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  • Toronto (Ont., Can.) Youth Concert Winds (Jessica Puskar, conductor) - 30 April 2022


Works for Winds by This Composer


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