Carnegie Anthem

From Wind Repertory Project
William Owens

William Owens

General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 2:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $55.00; (digital) - $55.00   |   Score Only (print) - $6.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
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
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


In parts:

  • Oboe, m.14, first note: Should be E-flat, not D-flat.

Program Notes

Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious performance venues in the world. Built in 1891 by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, the hall was home to the New York Philharmonic from 1892 to 1962. To this day, Carnegie Hall continues to play host to the finest artists of all genres from around the globe.

Commissioned by the Lamar Consolidated High School Band of Rosenberg, Texas, Carnegie Anthem plays brilliant musical tribute to this venerable institution and the vibrant city it calls home. The opening statement is a bold and brilliant fanfare characterizing the splendor of the great hall itself. The subsequent middle section is a “driving calm” with engaging melodies and a rhythmic thrust symbolizing the non-stop activity of bustling NYC on any given day. Returning then to its bold origins, the music concludes with a resplendent finish.

- Program Note by composer


State Ratings

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