Air of Nobility composed by James Swearingen. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Sound Foundations Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR362). Grade 1. Score and set of parts. Composed 2009. Duration 1 minute, 41 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.023-3876-00).
If you're looking for that perfect opener to introduce your ensemble, look no more. This piece starts with a stirring fanfare and dramatically leads to a stately theme that is highly reminiscent of a ceremonial procession. Suitable for any concert or festival performance, this selection is sure to be popular for many years to come. Very impressive!
About Sound Foundations Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Sound Foundations Series includes publications at two grade levels identifiable by color. The RED Grade .5 Sound Foundations Series is built upon the rhythmic skills and first six notes introduced in most band methods. The BLUE Grade 1 Sound Foundations publications are built on a range of one octave with expanded rhythms and other musical content