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Where the Black Hawk Soars

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Robert W. Smith

Robert W Smith


General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $72.00; (digital) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Where the Black Hawk Soars was written as a commemorative work for the dedication ceremonies of Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia. The work was inspired by the Black Hark, the figure chosen to represent the new institution.

- Program Note by composer


Commissioned by Brooke Point High School, Stafford, Va., Ms. Anita Price, Director of Bands.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class CC
  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP III
  • Kansas: III
  • Minnesota: III
  • New York: Concert Band IV
  • North Carolina: IV
  • South Carolina: IV
  • Tennessee: III
  • Virginia: IV
  • West Virginia: III


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Smith, R. (1995). Where the Black Hawk Soars [score]. Belwin Mills/Warner Bros.: Miami, Fla.
  • Perusal score