Here is a work that was ahead of its time. If you are looking for a work filled with excitement and adventure, then “Acclamation” is your piece! Smith gets right into it with an energetic ostinato and a fragment of his original theme.
The snare drum’s “ruff” is highlighted as a transition into a slow section in 6/4, with one of Smith’s most luscious melodies. English Horn is featured with flute in the slow section as well, but with optional cues for alto saxophone. “Acclamation” makes its way back to Allegro with the usual percussion section getting us to the original material. Several solos are highlighted. Well constructed and a piece to be used for contest; also one which will be enjoyed by audiences alike.
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