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Lantern in the Window, A

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon


General Info

Year: 1998
Duration: c. 3:55
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $45.00   |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tubular Bells


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This outstanding concert piece depicts the story of runaway slaves making their way north via the Underground Railroad using “ a lantern in the window” as their guide to safe houses along the way.

A Lantern in the Window was commissioned by the Peter J. Palombi School Bands, Lake Villa, Illinois, Matthew A. Kastor, director.

Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Triton College (River Grove, Ill.) Community Band (Dana Legg, conductor) – 4 March 2019


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