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Credo (Barnes)

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James Barnes

James Barnes

This work bears the designation Opus 153.

General Info

Year: 2016
Duration: c. 5:20
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music Company, distributed through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.95


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Credo is an ideal piece for bands with a large percussion section. It is composed in sonatina form, and is highly energetic and tuneful. Aside from the interesting percussion parts, the bass instruments also have several exciting lines.

- Program Note from University of Kansas University Band concert program, 20 February 2017


State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (Sharon Toulouse, conductor) – 20 February 2017

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