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Flourish and Hymn of Praise

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Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith

General Info

Year: 1981 / 1994
Duration: c. 4:55
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications, Inc., through C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


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 Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes (extended high range required (high G5))
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-tam
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


In Score:

  • Mallet Percussion, Xylophone, m.117-118: This entire passage should be transposed up a minor third (D5 A5 D6 --> F5 C6 F6)

Program Notes

This powerful work unfolds into a rich, beautiful hymn setting which is followed by a driving rhythmic theme.

- Program Note from publisher

Written for the Air Force Academy High School Symphonic Band, U.S.A.F. Academy, Colorado, Larry Perkins, Conductor.

- Program Note from score

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