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Carolina Legend

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James Swearingen

General Info

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


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute
Oboe
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet (in Bb) I-II
French Horn I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
Percussion I-II, including:

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


Errata

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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


Commercial Discography

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Audio Links

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State Ratings

  • Southern California School Band & Orchestra Assoc. - D


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