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Courage (arr Clark)

From Wind Repertory Project
Henry Fillmore

Henry Fillmore (as Harold Bennett) (arr. Larry Clark)


General Info

Year: 1919 / 2003 / 2012
Duration: c. 2:20
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $60.00; (digital) - $60.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Instrumentation

Full Score

Part 1
Flute
B-flat Clarinet/B-flat Trumpet
Violin

Part 2
B-flat Clarinet/B-flat Trumpet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
Oboe/Violin

Part 3
B-flat Clarinet/B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone
Horn in F
Violin
Viola

Part 4
B-flat Tenor Saxophone/B-flat Euphonium TC
Horn in F
Trombone/Euphonium/Bassoon/Cello

Part 5
B-flat Bass Clarinet/ B-flat Euphonium TC
Trombone/Euphonium/Bassoon/Cello
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Tuba/Bass

Mallet Percussion
Bells

Percussion 1
Snare Drum/Bass Drum

Percussion 2
Crash Cymbals
Triangle


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Henry Fillmore wrote this gem in 1919, under the pseudonym of Harold Bennett. It's just one of many great pieces he has contributed to the band world, and this arrangement allows bands at all levels to perform and enjoy it. It's one of Fillmore's gifts to American music education.

- Program Note by publisher


Courage March by Henry Fillmore, arranged by Nicholas J. Contorno, was composed in 1919 by Fillmore under the pseudonym Harold Bennett. The work begins in Eb major and modulates to Ab major at the trio following traditional march form. Originally included in Book No. 3 from the then well-known Bennett Band Book Series, this new edition does not contain the technical demands of some of Fillmore’s better known marches such as His Honor March, Men of Ohio, and Americans We, but does demonstrate his gift for creating interesting melodies and countermelodies.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Fillmore, H.; Clark, L. (2003). Courage: March [score]. Carl Fischer: New York.
  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist,(Nov. 2013), p. 32.
  • Perusal score