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.