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Message on The Rock, TheItem #: AL.00-22278
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Composed by Robert Sheldon.
Concert Band. 9x12 inches. Published by Alfred Publishing. (AL.00-22278)
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The musical inspiration for this piece came from the scenes and speeches on a rock emblazoned with battle scenes from our nation's history. The piece opens with a military-sounding march that leads to a solemn section over which a narrator reads the speeches seen on the rock while a muted trumpet plays "Taps" in the background. The initial march then returns, with fragments of numerous patriotic melodies juxtaposed with the original melody, coming to an exciting ending.