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In the Shining of the Stars

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon

General Info

Year: 1996
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse Company
Cost: Score & Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $4.00


Full Score
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bb Bass Clarinet
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
French Horn
Trombone I-II
Timpani (Opt.)
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Cymbals (suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Triangle


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Program Notes

This gorgeous work pulls as much emotion out of the notes as many a harder piece. Reminiscent of lush arrangements based on folk songs, this all-original composition revels in incredibly glorious sounds.

- Program Note by publisher

In the Shining of the Stars is a slow piece designed to produce a mood that is uplifting. Composed in 1996, it utilizes lush melodies and counterlines. The main and secondary themes are placed in different harmonic settings. The work is approximately four minutes in length, with many opportunities for artistic license.

- Program Note by composer

Commercial Discography

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Audio Links

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State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Illinois State University (Normal) University Band (Marisa Miko, conductor) – 20 November 2019
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Gary Willems, conductor) – 19 June 2018

Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Miles, Richard B. 2000. Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Volume 3. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 172-174.