Carolina Legend

From Wind Repertory Project
James Swearingen

James Swearingen

General Info

Year: 1991
Duration: c. 4:10
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score & Parts - $40.00   |   Score Only - $4.00


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
French Horn I-II
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbals (crash and suspended)
  • Snare Drum
  • Tubular Bells


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This programmatic work by the ever-popular James Swearingen is based on a legend from the beautiful Carolinas, and is full of melodious musical ideas. A Joyful piece for young players and ideal for Jr. High contest use, “Carolina Legend” is skillfully crafted to get the most from young students and to motivate them to ever higher musical levels.

Carolina Legend was commissioned by the Chaloner Middle School Parent Teacher Association, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. It is dedicated to the 1990-1991 Advanced Band, Blair Smith, director.

Program Note from Publishers Web-site


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State Ratings

  • California:
    • SCSBOA Band Grade 1
  • North Carolina: III


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None discovered thus far.