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Chimney Rock Celebration

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon


General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $58.00; (digital) - $58.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion (6 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Mark Tree
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Chimney Rock, a distinctive and prominent geological rock formation in western Nebraska, is the most famous landmark on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails used by the pioneers on the great migration west. This journey was fraught with perils, and many perished before reaching their destination. But the courage and determination of these brave Americans helped shape our nation, and their character and bravery have become embedded in our folklore.

Chimney Rock Celebration was written to commemorate the Nebraska Sesquicentennial, while also honoring the pioneers who helped develop the American West. Commissioned by the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, the premiere performance was given by the 2016 NSBA Eighth-Grade All-State Band, January 16, 2016, in Kearney, Nebraska, with the composer conducting.

- Program Note from publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Ohio: OMEA High School Band C


Performances

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  • Poland (Ohio) Seminary High School Symphonic Band (Jeff Hvizdos, conductor) – 21 February 2019
  • Capital University (Columbus, Ohio) Junior Winds – 18 November 2018
  • Nebraska State Bandmasters Association Eighth-Grade All-State Band (Kearney) (Robert Sheldon, conductor) – 16 January 2016 *Premiere Performance*


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources