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American Hero

From Wind Repertory Project
Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton


General Info

Year: 2001
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Black Squirrel
Cost: Score and Parts - $90.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II II doubles piccolo)
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Clarinet
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-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III-IV
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Field Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Guiro
  • Piatti
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Dedicated to Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr. by the Museums of Aviation Foundation, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

-Program Note from score


In the summer of 2000, Georgia’s Museum of Aviation Foundation and the United States Air Force Reserve commissioned this work as a tribute to the heroic World War 2 fighter pilot, Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr., who also is the author of the book God is My Co-Pilot.

- Program Note from Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music


American Hero was written in the summer of 2000 and dedicated to Brigadier General Robert L. Scott, Jr., author of the book God Is My Co-Pilot. This book is the story of his World War II flying experiences. In musical terms, American Hero represents the qualities of courage, compassion, and nobility that are the hallmarks of all American heroes, young or old.

-Program Note by Contra Costa Wind Symphony


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Contra Costa Wind Symphony (Walnut Creek, Calif.) (Duane Carroll, conductor) 17 May 2015


Works for Winds by this Composer


References