Northern Legend, A

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Alfred Reed

Alfred Reed

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General Info

Year: 1972
Duration: c. 8:30
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: C. L. Barnhouse
Cost: Score and Parts - $120.00   |   Score Only - $10.00

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Full Score
Flute I-II
Piccolo (doubling Flute III)
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet I-II-III
Cornet I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Snare Drum
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


In score:

  • Harp, m.124: Upper 8th note, 4th note on the 3rd beat: Should be D, not C

In parts:

  • Bassoon I, m.142: Should be A-flat, not A
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I, m.76: Double dotted quarter note should be dotted quarter note
  • Harp, m.19: Add 5/4 time signature
  • Harp, m.96: Add treble clef sign at the bottom
  • Harp, m.100: Add a bass clef sign to the bottom
  • Harp, m.135: Add a G between C and E-flat in the lower 1st note

In parts and score:

  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet I, m.112: div. 8th note should be B, not A, div. 8th note should be G, not G-flat, 11th note should be F, not G-flat
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet III, m.112: 8th note should be B, not A
  • Xylo., Bells, Harp, m.92: 8th note should be C, not B

Program Notes

Written for and dedicated to the Bemidji State College Summer Music Clinic, Dr. Theodore W. Thorson, director.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Perusal score
  • Reed, A. (1972). A Northern Legend [score]. C.L. Barnhouse: Oskaloosa, Ia.