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In the Presence of Heroes

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James Swearingen

James Swearingen


General Info

Year: 2009
Duration: c. 7:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C.L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $78.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bamboo Wind Chimes
  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Tam-Tam
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Commissioned by the Westerville Concert Band (Westerville, Ohio) and dedicated to the celebration of their 20th Anniversay Celebration, Richard J. Studdendorf, Musical Director/Conductor and Jennifer Cabral Hever, Assistant Conductor.

- Program Note from score


This exciting composition contains many musical elements as a wonderful and moving tribute to our everyday heroes. The combination of story and music results in a variety of musical settings that are masterfully scored to provide a quality of sound that is both impacting and, at times, highly delicate. A lush heroic theme is interwoven throughout the piece.

- Program Note adapted from publisher notes


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

  • Tennessee: IV


Performances

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  • Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, Calif.) Concert Band (Greg Stoll, conductor) – 4 November 2017
  • Peninsula Symphonic Band (Palo Alto, Calif.) (Ted Henderson, conductor) – 19 March 2017
  • Otterbein University (Westerville, Ohio) Wind Ensemble (James Swearingen, conductor) – 30 November 2016
  • Gallatin (Tenn.) High School Symphonic Band - 2 May 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


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