Concert band - Grade 3.5
Overture. Composed by Robert Sheldon. Command Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR332). Score and set of parts. Composed 1986. Duration 5 minutes, 27 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-1845-00).
Item Number: CL.012-1845-00
A sparkling introduction heralds the opening of this bright and colorful work. The main theme follows quietly, building in intensity, then giving way to a poignantly reflective melody. A brief transition climaxes in a return to a festival atmosphere.
About C.L. Barnhouse Command Series
The Barnhouse Command Series includes works at grade levels 2, 2.5, and 3. This series is designed for middle school and junior high school bands, as well as high school bands of smaller instrumentation or limited experience. Command Series publications have a slightly larger instrumentation than the Rising Band Series, and are typically of larger scope, duration, and musical content.