A musical portrayal of the important people and moments in our lives which shape and change us. Contrasting musical elements from various sources are carefully woven into a rich tapestry of sounds and
Originally composed as part of a combined band, orchestra, and choir presentation, this setting can be performed as a stand-alone work for band or it can be combined with string orchestra and/or choir. This
A stirring chorale prelude in Smith's grandiose style that even offers optional audience participation. Great fanfares help to make this a real crowd pleaser!
This most playable bravura overture opens with a resounding melodic statement that is featured throughout the piece. After the strong and majestic opening, the percussion introduces the hypnotic rhythm
This massive work epitomizes the style of Claude T. Smith. It is listed on most major state repertoire lists. It is a deeply felt, sonorous treatment of a beloved melody that is suitable for
Opening with a legato tempo featuring colors of the band, the piece develops with a short statement by horn and flute, which precede the rhythmic section. The use of the 7/8 bar is especially effective with
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