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Visions of Flight

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Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon

This work bears the designation Opus 30.

General Info

Year: 1990
Duration: c. 6:25
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C L Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $60.00   |   Score Only - $6.00


Full Score
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 Trumpet I-II-III
French Horn I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A flourishing woodwind opening heralds a brilliant brass declaration contrasted by the warm sonorities of a beautiful Andante section. Interesting interplay of flight motives moves the ensemble to a dramatic conclusion.

Visions of Flight was commissioned by the Homestead High School Band, Homestead, Florida, Rodester Brandon, director.

Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Sacramento (Calif.) State University Concert Band (Matthew Morse, conductor)) – 1 May 2019
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, Ga.) Concert Band (Johnny Folsom) – 13 November 2018
  • Sierra Nevada Winds (Yuba City, Calif.) (Robert Halseth, conductor) - 22 November 2014
  • Austin Peay State University Symphonic Band (Stephanie Elder, graduate conductor) - 30 April 2014

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