Legends of the Northern Wind

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Charles Rochester Young

Charles Rochester Young

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Subtitle: For Young Bands

General Info

Year: 1999
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music Company, distributed through Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $130.00; (digital) - $15.00   |   Score Only (print) - $17.00; (digital) - $15.00


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Program Notes

Inspired by the natural beauty of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the unique maritime legends of the Lake Superior coastline, the music conjures the mystery and beauty of this place with stereo percussion effects and wind sounds contributed by the sections of the band.

- Program Note from publisher


  • Winner of the National Band Association Merrill Jones Composition Contest.


State Ratings

  • Florida: III
  • Michigan: Junior High A
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • South Carolina: II
  • Virginia: III


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  • Coral Gables (Fla.) High School Band (Carlos Hernandez, conductor) – 2 March 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Young, C. (2000). Legends of the Northern Wind for Young Bands [score]. Southern Music Co.: San Antonio, Tex.