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Phantom Regiment, The

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Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson


General Info

Year: 1952
Duration: c. 3:15
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Cost: Score and Parts - Out of print.

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
D-flat Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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 Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Leroy Anderson paints a shadow portrait of valor, echoing down through eternity... but there is no sadness in it. The composer is paying a tribute to all men in uniform who have ever fought gallantly for an ideal.

- Program Note from University of Michigan Symphony Band concert program, 11 January 1953


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Randy Schwabe, conductor) – 8 March 2020
  • University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Concert Band (Travis Higa, conductor) – 4 March 2020
  • Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, Calif.) Concert Band (Greg Stoll, conductor) – 4 November 2017
  • Belleville (Ill.) Community Band (Jackie Siddle, conductor) – 17 May 2017
  • Vienna (Va.) Community Band (Katherine Wilson, conductor) - 26 October 2014
  • The Southampton (Penn.) Community Band – 24 March 2012


Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Anderson, L. (1952). The Phantom Regiment [score]. Mills Music: [New York].
  • Girsberger, Russ. Percussion Assignments for Band & Wind Ensemble. Volume I: A-K. Galesburg, MD: Meredith Music Publications, 2004, 8. Print.
  • Leroy Anderson website Accessed 14 May 2021
  • School of Music, Theatre and Dance Programs. University of Michigan School of Music: Ann Arbor. 1980.