A Pioneer's Tale by Alan Lee Silva. For string orchestra. Carl Fischer First Plus String Orchestra Series. Grade 1.5-2. Study score (full score). Published by Carl Fischer (CF.FAS72F).
Using imagery and a musical language synonymous with the pioneering spirit the American 19th century, composer Alan Lee Silva has created another winning composition for developing string orchestras. His open, lush harmonies, singable melodies and lyrical sensibility make his compositions some of the most popular in world for school string ensembles. This piece may be one of his best!