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Symphonic Variations on "Amazing Grace"

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Claude T. Smith

Claude T. Smith


General Info

Year: 1987
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Hymn
Publisher: Jenson
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bell Tree
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Orchestra Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

In the style for which he has become so famous, Claude Smith has created a marvelous, truly significant setting of this favorite folk hymn.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Arkansas: IV
  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP II
  • Kansas: IV
  • North Carolina: V
  • Tennessee: IV


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Claude T. Smith website Accessed 2 April 2020
  • Girsberger, Russ. Percussion Assignments for Band & Wind Ensemble: Volume 2 L-Z. Galesville, MD: Meredith Music Publications, 2004, 278. Print.
  • Smith, C. (1987). Symphonic Variations on Amazing Grace [score]. Jenson: New Berlin, Wisc.