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Beyond the Darkness

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James Swearingen

James Swearingen


General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 3:10
Difficulty: II-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $58.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Bongos
  • Chimes
  • Concert Tom
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Marimba
  • Mark Tree
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This musical journey, with its careful and effective scoring, is as bold and dramatic as the title. The full sounding chords with punctuated percussion lead to an up-tempo section, highlighted by contemporary melodies layered over a thrilling mixture of driving rhythms.

- Program Note from publisher


Commissioned by the Bedford Village Chowder and Marching Club and Dedicated to the Fox Lane Middle School 6th Grade Band (Bedford, N.Y.), Dr. Sarah Matthew, Director.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media Links


State Ratings

  • Georgia: II
  • Indiana: ISSMA JH/MS/ELEM BAND GROUP II
  • Tennessee: II


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