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Sag Harbor Sunset

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 4:10
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts - $62.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Mark Tree
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Vibraphone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This thoughtful composition offers elements of musical reflection and artistic expression inspired by the beautiful sunsets along the shores of Long Island. Soft hues of color to brilliant rays of light are interspersed with the calm yet exhilarating feelings one experiences when witnessing the power, beauty, and peace of the sun disappearing over the horizon, signaling the end of the day.

- Program Note from publisher


The sounds of this piece strongly evoke the feelings of watching the different colors of a sunset disappearing over the horizon ... The ending softly dies away to a pianissimo. This slow, reflective number is an ideal change of pace in a program.

- Program Note from The Instrumentalist


Media


State Ratings

  • Mississippi: V-A


Performances

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  • Amador County Concert Band (Pine Grove, Calif.) (Steve Chambers, conductor) - 12 August 2018
  • Troy (Ala.) University Concert Band (Rad Bolt, conductor) - 30 April 2018
  • Encore Concert Band (Mokena, Ill.) (Bill Schuetter, conductor) – 15 October 2017
  • Ohlone Community Band (Fremont, Calif.) (Tony Clements, conductor) - 5 November 2014
  • Springboro (Ohio) High School Wind Ensemble (Kirby Cain, conductor) - 2012


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