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For the New Day Arisen

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Steven Barton

Steven Barton

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General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 2:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Daehn Publications
Cost: Score and Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $6.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute 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
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II-III-IV

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

For the New Day Arisen was commissioned for the dedication of the new George Washington Carver Middle School in Chesterfield County, Virginia. A fanfare in traditional ABA form, the work includes a percussion interlude that serves as a transition to the recapitulation.

For the New Day Arisen was premiered on October 26, 1997, by the Carver Middle School Advanced Band, Pamela W. Barton conducting.

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


State Ratings

  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: I
  • Michigan: Senior High B
  • New York: Concert Band III
  • Virginia: III
  • West Virginia: III


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Concert Band B (Kayla Moyers, conductor) - 22 April 2021
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Concert Band (Chris Ramey, conductor) - 18 November 2020
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Jacqueline Dawson, conductor) – 17 November 2020
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Campus Band (Brent Echols, conductor) – 24 April 2019
  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) White Concert Band (Benjamin Lorenzo, conductor) – 5 March 2018
  • Illinois State University (Normal) Symphonic Band (Polly K. Middleton, conductor) – 1 March 2018
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) – 20 February 2017
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Wind Ensemble (Jennifer Rubin, conductor) – 2 December 2015
  • Fremd High School Concert Band (Palatine, Ill.) - 13 February 2012
  • Downing Middle School (Flower Mound, Tx.) Symphonic Band (Steve Smith, conductor) – 16 December 2005 (2005 Midwest Clinic)
  • 1999 CBDNA Small College Intercollegiate Band (Jim Worman, conductor) – 24 February 1999 (CBDNA 1999 National Conference, Austin, Tx.)
  • George Washington Carver Middle School (Chesterfield County, Va.) Advanced Band (Pamela W. Barton, conductor) - 26 October 1997 *Premiere Performance*

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Barton, S. (1998). For the New Day Arisen [score]. Daehn Publications: New Glaurus, Wisc.