Return of the Crusaders by Larry Neeck. Concert band. Gems of the Concert Band Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR358). Grade 4. Full score and set of parts. Composed 2008. Duration 7 minutes, 24 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-3692-00).
Full of cinematic grandeur and epic style, "Return of the Crusaders" provides an exciting and effective vehicle for your next concert. Gorgeous melodies, rousing themes, and effective changes of mood and character portray the crusaders and their quest. The ample percussion parts provide sparkle, and power the bold themes of the piece, which are balanced by the beautiful lyrical melodies that are also present. An especially effective piece for contest, take your audience on a trip to the ancient world with "Return of the Crusaders.".