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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
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
French Horn
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


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links

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State Ratings

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Performances

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


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