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Armed Forces Salute

From Wind Repertory Project
Robert Lowden

Medley arranged by Robert Lowden


General Info

Year: 1980
Duration: c. 4:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Out of print

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Timp-Toms


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

An impressive tribute honoring our men and women of the Armed Forces. Includes: The Caisson Song; Semper Paratus; The Marines' Hymn; The U.S. Air Force and Anchors Aweigh.

- Program Note by publisher


This medley is often used to recognize servicemen and women, veterans and their families in the concert audiences.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) Summer Band (Anthony Messina, conductor) - 25 July 2019
  • Champaign-Urbana (Ill.) Civic Wind Band (Linda Moorhouse, conductor) - 29 June 2019
  • Brazil (Ind.) Concert Band (Matthew S. Huber, conductor) – 2 June 2019
  • Atlantic Wind Ensemble (Ocean Grove, N.J.) (Dennis T. Eschbach, conductor) – 25 May 2019
  • North Idaho College (Coeur d’Alene) Wind Symphony (Bryan Hannaford, conductor) – 12 May 2019
  • Prairie Wind Ensemble (East Peoria, Ill.) (Jim Tallman, conductor) – 17 March 2019
  • College of Lake County (Grayslake, Ill.) Wind Ensemble (Michael Flack, conductor) - 10 March 2019
  • Oneonta (N.Y.) Community Concert Band (Rene Prins, conductor) – 11 November 2018
  • State College (Penn.) Area Municipal Band (Darrin Thornton, conductor) - 11 November 2018
  • Yale University (New Haven, Conn.) Concert Band (Thomas Duffy, conductor) – 11 November 2018
  • Western Illinois University (Macomb) Wind Ensemble (Mike Fansler, conductor) – 10 November 2018
  • Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, Calif.) Concert Band (Greg Stoll, conductor) – 10 November 2018
  • Peninsula Symphonic Band (Palo Alto, Calif.) (Ted Henderson, conductor) - 12 August 2018
  • New Orleans (La.) Concert Band (Charles Taylor, conductor) – 4 July 2018
  • Cary (N.C.) Town Band (Stuart Holoman, conductor) – 3 July 2018
  • Classic City Band (Athens, Ga.) (Michael Brewer, conductor) - 1 July 2018
  • Encore Concert Band (Mokena, Ill.) (Bill Schuetter, conductor) - 4 July 2018
  • Amador County (Pine Grove, Calif.) Concert Band (Steve Chambers, conductor) – 20 May 2018
  • United States Military Academy Band (West Point, N.Y.) (Tod Addison, conductor; Mary Kay Messenger, vocal) – 20 May 2018
  • Stagg High School (Palos Hills, Ill.) Bands (Bob Mecozzi, conductor) 17 May 2018
  • United States Army Field Band (Domingos Robinson, conductor) – 12 March 2018 (Melbourne, Fla.)
  • Mercyhurst (Ore.) University Wind Ensemble (Scott Meier, conductor) – 21 February 2018
  • State College Area (Penn.) Municipal Band (Ned C. Deihl, conductor) - 19 November 2017

Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Lowden, B. (1968). Armed Forces Salute: The Caisson Song, Semper Paratus, The Marines’ Hymn, the U.S. Air Force, Anchors Aweigh [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wi.