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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon

This work bears the designation Opus 205.


General Info

Year: 2018
Duration: c. 3:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $58.00  |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
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 (5 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Dedicated to music teachers who endure budget cuts and difficult conditions in order to bring the gift of music to their students, the piece begins with a majestic fanfare that introduces a brisk, energetic section featuring a noble melody initially stated by the trumpets and driving rhythms in the percussion. A brief strife-ridden passage for the full ensemble then changes the mood before the triumphant opening fanfare returns, leading to a dramatic final section that brings the work to a victorious conclusion.

- Program Notes from The Instrumentalist


This 2016 work was commissioned by the Marion (Ill.) Junior High School Band, Jim Childers, conductor.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C


Performances

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