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Irish Legend, An

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Ed Kiefer

Ed Kiefer


General Info

Year: 2012
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $95.00; (digital) - $80.00   |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Instrumentation

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

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Tom-Tom or Boran (Irish Drum)
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Original melodies in an Irish style evoke the sounds of the Emerald Isle. The traditional ABA form begins with a lilting jig, then moves to slow, lyrical second theme. After the jig returns, both themes are played together for a grand finale.

- Program Note by publisher


Commissioned by the Polk County Middle School Wind Ensemble, Jill Bennett, conductor.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • Indiana: ISSMA JUNIOR BAND GROUP I
  • Ohio: OMEA Junior High School Band A


Performances

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