Composed by Robert W. Smith. Young Concert Band. Sound Foundations Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR370). Score and parts. Composed 2010. Duration 1 minute, 51 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-3904-00).
Real music using only the first 6 notes! The legend of Robin Hood has stirred the imaginations of countless millions over the generations. "Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow" by Robert W. Smith brings the legend to life for the beginning band. Using only six notes, the composition evokes exciting imagery through the use of soaring melody, energetic accompaniment figures and dynamic contrasts. The percussion section explores a variety of colors creating a musically rewarding experience for all. Suitable for concert and festival performance, this is beginning band writing at its finest!