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Legend for Symphonic Winds and Percussion

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Barton McLean

Barton McLean

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General Info

Year: 1966
Duration: c. 5:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Unknown
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

As a charter member of Willard Musser’s Crane Wind Ensemble (CWE) (SUNY Potsdam) on double bass, Barton McLean became familiar with the wind ensemble literature ,and in rapid succession wrote a trilogy of wind ensemble works, two of which were premiered by the CWE in 1962 and 1964, the latter being his Legend for Symphonic Winds and Percussion, conducted by John Shorge of the CWE. This work still shows influence of Sibelius along with Faure, being pastoral and lyrical in nature.

- Program Note from State University of New York, Potsdam, Crane Wind Ensemble concert program, 21 November 2016

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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  • State University of New York, Potsdam, Crane Wind Ensemble (Brian K. Doyle, conductor) – 21 November 2016

Works for Winds by this Composer