Seagate (Overture). Composed by James Swearingen. Concert band. Bach Series arranged by Alfred Reed. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR102). Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Composed 1988. Duration 7 minutes, 37 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2101-00).
From the pen of this highly successful composer comes his most significant work to date. Premiered by the 1988 Ohio Music Educators All-State Band, it was received with overwhelming enthusiasm by the performing musicians and audience alike. All of the outstanding musical qualities that you have come to expect from a Swearingen composition are evident in this exciting new work.
About Bach Series arranged by Alfred Reed
Masterful settings for concert band by the venerable Alfred Reed, these works have been scored to achieve richness and beauty without detracting from the textural construction created by Bach himself. Marvelous educational and program material!