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W. Francis McBeth

W. Francis McBeth


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Subtitle: In Calm and Storm


General Info

Year: 1996
Duration: c. 10:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $160.00   |   Score Only (print) - $16.95


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II-III
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra-Alto 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-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion

(percussion detail desired)


Program Notes

The Sea Treaders was commissioned by the United State Naval Academy Band under the command of Commander T.M. Burch-Presses for the 150th anniversary celebration of the Academy. The work was premiered October 10, 1995, under the direction of Commander T.E. Metcalf and the Academy Band.

The work is programmatic in that it portrays the sea in both calm and storm in two connected movements. The work is dedicated to the Naval Academy Band and both Commanders Michael Burch-Presses and Thomas Metcalf.

- Program Note from score


Commercial Discography


Media


State Ratings

  • Michigan: Senior High AA
  • North Carolina: VI
  • Tennessee: VI
  • Virginia: VI


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • McBeth, W. (1996). The Sea Treaders in Calm And Storm: For Symphonic Band [score]. Southern Music: San Antonio, Tx.