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Soaring with John Williams

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John Williams

John Williams (arr. Robert W Smith)

Subtitle: Featuring Superman March, Cadillac of the Skies, and Star Wars (Main Title).

General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 6:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $89.00; (digital) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto 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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
Percussion I-II-III-IV (5 players), including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Tom
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

You can't think of outstanding film scores without thinking of composer John Williams. Three of his melodies that soar both literally and figuratively have been selected for this work. Themes featured are: Superman March, Cadillac of the Skies and Star Wars March.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Dordt University (Sioux Center, Iowa) Wind Symphony (Onsby Rose, conductor) – 20 September 2019
  • Potomac Concert Band (Keyser, W. Va.) (Brent Weber, conductor) – 13 June 2019
  • Lodi (Calif.) Community Band (Art Holton, conductor) – 8 June 2018 (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco)
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  • Pomona (Calif.) Concert Band (Linda W. Taylor, conductor) – 25 August 2016
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  • Elkhart (Ind.) Municipal Band (David Swihart, conductor) – March 2015

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  • Williams, J.; Smith, R. (2007). Soaring with John Williams: Featuring Superman March, Cadillac of the Skies, and Star Wars (Main Theme) [score]. Belwin/Alfred: [s.l.].