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Legend of the Yankee Clippers

By James Swearingen

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Legend of the Yankee Clippers composed by James Swearingen. For concert band. Concert Band. FJH Developing Band. Full set (score and parts). Score only also available: B1238S. Grade 1.5. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 59 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.B1238).

Relive the story of several American clipper ships that established numerous speed records. The opening heroic line in the trumpets is supported by countermelodies in the upper woodwinds before giving way to a somber middle section complete with a clanging ships bell. The end brings back the energy of the clipper ships as they race toward a heroic ending. This one is sure to have instant appeal!

About FJH Developing Band

Slightly more advanced than beginning band. Clarinet 1 begins to play over the break. Rhythms and ranges are expanded to accommodate the end of first-year as well as second-year instruction. Grade 1.5

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