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Hymn for Band, A

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Hugh M. Stuart

Hugh M Stuart


General Info

Year: 1985
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Shawnee Press
Cost: Score and Parts - $55.00   |   Score Only - $7.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba


Errata

In Parts:

  • Horn I-II. M.20: Ihe eighth note G is missing a sharp, and the last note of the measure (an A) should be a half note
  • Horn I-II. M.32 to end of piece: It remains in the key of B-flat major. There is a missing E-flat in the key signature in the margins.


Program Notes

I have felt for some time that there was a need for a piece which, in addition to any aesthetic value it might have, could be used as a tool to help develop a better band sound through the performance of a legato style; thus A Hymn for Band.

- Program Note by composer


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C
  • Arkansas: III
  • Florida: III
  • Georgia: III
  • Iowa: II
  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP III
  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: II
  • Maryland: III
  • Minnesota: III
  • North Carolina: III
  • South Carolina: III
  • Tennessee: II
  • Texas: II. Complete


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Miles, Richard B. 2000. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 3. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 168-171.
  • Stuart, H. (1985). A Hymn for Band [score]. Shawnee Press: Delaware Water Gap, Penn.
  • Perusal score