Full score (student copy)
Full score (conductor's copy)
Symphony # 4 op. 13
Liberty is at the core of American values, from the
very foundation of the United States to the continued struggle for civil rights.
1. Liberty Bell
2. The Statue of Liberty
Lento e maestoso - Andante cantabile
3. The Alamo
Moderato affettuoso - a tempo d'Allegro
5. The Deed Overcomes Death
narrative to 1, 1a, and 2
narrative to 3, 4, and 5
2 Grand Flutes
2 Clarinets in Eb
4 Horns in F
2 Trumpets in Bb
10 Violins 1
10 Violins 2
6 Double Basses
world, with liberty and justice for all.
Its voice may have been muted when it cracked
in 1835; but its call is still to be heard and heeded.
My symphony "Liberty Bell" was composed in Titusville
and completed on November 9, 2008. The date of its completion, 11/9, is the reversal of that tragic date no American will ever forget.
I sent a copy of this CD to Senator Barack Obama who
had just been elected President of the United States.
A few months later I received this Thank-you note from
the White House.
Yet, it comes with a great deal of responsibility, and taking it for granted would be equivalent to
Liberty Bell has been a witness to 250 years of relentless fighting for freedom, of standing up to tyranny and fascism, of undying hope for a better