Fantasy on Hector the Hero

J.Scott Skinner
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I have placed this score in arrangements, but it really lives somewhere in the gray area between arrangement and original composition - maybe "derivative composition" is the best way to put it. I was asked by the director of the Maplewood Community Concert Band (New Jersey) to create an arrangement of Skinner’s song Hector the Hero that would feature the band’s saxophone section. I started with just Skinner’s melody and created this piece, which contains a fair amount of original music by way of motivic manipulation etc. The work was premiered by the MCCB on Saturday April 11, 2015. Bands interested in performing this work should contact me directly for PDF files of the parts.

Score ID
J.Scott Skinner
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
5 minutes
Concert band / wind band
Classical music

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