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In the Center Ring

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon


This work bears the designation Opus 97.


General Info

Year: 2003
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $78.00; (digital) - $78.00   |   Score Only (print) - $11.00


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-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Orchestra Chimes
  • Police Whistle
  • Ratchet
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Whip
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This piece is a musical snapshot of a circus performance, from the madcap antics of the jugglers and clowns to the elegance of the high wire and trapeze performers.

In the Center Ring was written in the autumn of 2003 for the upper Antioch Grade School Band from Antioch, Illinois, Earl Bush, director.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Louisiana: IV
  • Tennessee: IV
  • Texas: IV. Complete


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Perusal score
  • Sheldon, R. (2005). In the Center Ring [score]. Alfred Publishing: Van Nuys, Calif.