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Santiago Carnival (Gr. 3)
is a concert work dramatizing a South American festival. This work comes to life with fiery brass and percussion writings with a hint of Latin jazz. It is sure to be a favorite of students and audiences of all ages. This work was first performed by the Central Missouri State University Band, Warrensburg, MO, Russell Coleman, conductor.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

Serenade and Dance (Gr. 5)
was commissioned by the West Virginia Bandmaster's Association for the West Virginia All-State Band. The premiere was March 22, 1986 at West Virginia University, Claude T. Smith conducting. Contrasting tempos and timbres result in the rhythmic excitement in this work. This selection is particularly demanding for percussionists and has an added meter challenge in 1/4 time. This work is well-suited for contest performances.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $90.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD

 

Shenandoah: A Sea Fantasy (Gr. 4)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Silver Salutation (Gr. 5)
was commissioned by the Duncan Music Company, Winston-Salem, NC for their 25th anniversary. The premiere performance was February 14, 1982 by the All-State High School Band, Northwest District North Carolina at Boone, NC with Claude T. Smith conducting. This spirited overture begins with a trumpet solo with additional solo opportunities for flute, trombone, clarinet and french horn. The saxophone, flute/oboe and percussion sections are also featured. The challenges in this piece, which will justify the "5" rating, are fourteen meter changes and eight tempo changes. The concert keys begin in Eb, followed by F, Db, Eb, F and Ab. This work lends itself to the accomplished high school and college ensembles.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $90.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 

Sonus Ventorum (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Spirit of Texas (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Star Song (Gr. 2)
is dedicated to Claude's daughter, Pam. This work challenges the flute section throughout the work and features a trumpet soloist/section in the introduction and ending. This lyrical work features an expressive "B" section with a contrasting 3/4 meter. Students will enjoy this work.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $60.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

Stone Mountain Overture (Gr. 2)
opens majestically with a soli trumpet statement followed by a full ensemble response. This theme, repeated in a lyrical style by the woodwinds, leads into a new rhythmic theme supported by the percussion section. The first theme returns once again with added rhythmic and dynamic challenges. The work is a solid concert/contest selection.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $65.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

Summer in Rio (Gr. 2+)
is a work depicting a South American festival. The Latin melody and lively rhythms make this an entertaining work for the band and audience. A full percussion section with mallet instrumentation is needed to provide the maximum effect. Extensive doubling and cuing is written for missing instruments.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $65.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 

Sunbird (Gr. 3)
is a light overture and a favorite for young bands. This work is based primarily in 2/4 and 4/4 with a few 3/8 measures to challenge all sections. The flute, saxophone and trumpet are featured in the middle section as soloists. The detached rhythmic style and lively tempo drive this work to an exciting finale.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Landscapes CD

 

Symphonic March on an English Hymn Tune (Gr. 4)
was commissioned by the Northshore Concert Band, John Paynter, conductor. The premiere of this work was on July 28, 1984 by the Northshore Concert Band at the First Annual Adult Band Conference, with Claude T. Smith conducting.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $75.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD Music of CTS CD

 

Symphonic Prelude on Adeste Fidelis (Gr. 5)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Symphonic Psalm (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Symphonic Variations on "In Dulci Jubilo" (Gr. 4)
was premiered on June 30, 1984, by the Midwestern Music Camp of the University of Kansas, Claude T. Smith conducting. This work features the familiar carol, "Good Christian Men, Rejoice". Beginning with the hymn tune, the following section features a soli opportunity for bassoon and trombone, followed by a flute, clarinet and horn trio. Modulations, tempo and meter changes add a unique flair to this holiday work which will challenge all players in the ensemble.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $85.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD Daughters Tribute CD

 

Symphonic Variations on Amazing Grace (Gr. 5)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Symphony # 1 for Band (Gr. 5)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

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