An Irish Legend
Concert band (flute (opt. piccolo), oboe, clarinet 1 in Bb, clarinet 2 in Bb, clarinet 3 in Bb, bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon, alto saxophone 1 in Eb, alto saxophone 2 in Eb, tenor saxophone in Bb, baritone saxophone in Eb, trumpet 1 in Bb, trumpet 2 in Bb, trumpet 3 in)
Composed by Ed Kiefer. Concert Performance Series. Score and part(s). Duration 4 minutes, 32 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CPS127).
Item Number: CF.CPS127
An Irish Legend contains original melodies in an Irish style, written to evoke the sounds of the emerald isle of Ireland. The piece is in traditional ABA form, beginning with a lilting Irish jig, then a more lyrical and slow second theme. After returning to the jig, it ends with a climactic section where both themes are played together. It sounds much more difficult than it plays. The piece is exciting and will be well within the capabilities of students at this grade level.