Freedom

From Wind Repertory Project
Michael W. Smith

Michael W Smith (arr. Jay Bocook)


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General Info

Year: 2000 / 2002
Duration: c. 2:40
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Pop instrumental
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Popularized in Michael W. Smith's hit instrumental recording Freedom, the familiarity of the song contributes to its tremendous audience appeal. It's a stirring work that conveys a real sense of dignity and pride, yet with a contemporary flair that serves you well as an inspirational moment in any concert, memorial or commencement program.

- Program Note from publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • University of Louisville (Ky.) Invitational Honor Band Concert Band (Jason Cumberledge, conductor) - 27 January 2024
  • Plainville Wind Ensemble (New Britain, Conn.) (Ken Bagley, conductor) - 13 November 2022
  • University of Louisville (Ky.) Community Band (Jason Cumberledge, conductor) - 11 April 2022
  • Delta State University (Cleveland, Miss.) Symphonic Honor Band (Jason Cumberledge, conductor) - 15 January 2022
  • Fauquier Community Band (Warrenton, Va.) (Paul Hicks, conductor) – 19 March 2018
  • Kingsway College Concert Band (London) – March 2018


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Smith, M.; Bocook, J. (2002). Freedom [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.