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Robert W. Smith

Robert W. Smith

General Info

Year: 1989 / 2007
Duration: c. 5:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00; (digital) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
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
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III (5-6 players), including:

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


In Score and Parts:

  • Percussion I, Snare Drum, m. 115 & 117: Move the accent on beat 2 to the roll on the & of beat 2
  • Mallet Percussion, Triangle, m. 120: Add a tremolo to the dotted half note

Program Notes

Encanto (Spanish for “charm”) opens with a distinctive full brass fanfare and evolves into an infectious rhythmic statement. The opening fanfare reappears at the end of the piece and leads decisively to a powerful ending.

- Program Note from University of Kansas University Band concert program, 20 February 2017

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class B
  • Arkansas: III
  • Georgia: III
  • Iowa: II
  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: III
  • Maryland: III
  • Michigan: Junior High A
  • Minnesota: III
  • Mississippi: III-A
  • North Carolina: III
  • Oklahoma: II-A
  • South Carolina: III
  • Tennessee: III
  • Virginia: III
  • West Virginia: III


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Tri Rivers High School (Lisbon, Iowa) Honor Band (Nolan Hauta, conductor) - 13 January 2020
  • Franklin (Mass.) High School Wind Ensemble (Diane Plouffe, conductor) – 10 December 2019
  • University of Tennessee Martin Wind Ensemble (Julie Graves, conductor) – 26 February 2019
  • Cleveland State University (Ohio) Wind Ensemble (Birch Browning, conductor) – 21 February 2019
  • Illinois State University (Normal) University Band (Marykatheryne E. Kuhne, conductor) – 16 November 2018
  • Bullard High School (Fresno, Calif.) Symphonic Band (Barbara Shinaver, conductor) -16 March 2018 (2018 Sutherland Wind Festival (Fresno, Calif.)
  • Belleville (Ill.) Community Band (Jackie Siddle, conductor) – 17 May 2017
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) – 20 February 2017
  • San Luis Obispo County (Calif.) Band (Leonard Lutz, conductor) – 17 April 2016
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Concert Band (Jocelyn Prendergast, conductor) – 2 March 2016
  • Melbourne Rainbow Band (Greg Peterson, conductor) - 30 May 2015
  • Ely Junior High Band, Ely, Minnesota (Nolan Hauta, conductor) - April and May 2013

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Smith, R. (1989). Encanto [score]. Musicworks: Milwaukee, Wisc.