Band, Jazz, & Orchestra

The Legend of Spirit Island

Euphonium and Concert Band

Score

The Legend of Spirit Island

Euphonium and Concert Band

Score

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Series: Anglo Music Concert Band Publisher: Anglo Music Press Format: Softcover Score Composer: Philip Sparke

Level: 4

The Legend of Spirit Island was commissioned by the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra, Duluth, Minnesota (Mark Whitlock, conductor), to honour the euphonium player, Dick Carlson. The piece takes its title from a local legend about Spirit Island, which lies in a gap ofthe St. Louis River called Spirit Lake. The legend tells the story of Chaska, the son of a Dakota Chief, and Wetona, the daughter ofOjibwe Chief Buckado. He was handsome and she was beautiful; it wasn't long before they fell in love. This is a challenging euphonium solo in which the versatile soloist can explore very expressive melodic sequences, as well as energetic, technical sections.

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$33.00 (US) Inventory #HL 44013339 UPC: 888680922955 Publisher Code: AMP449140 Run time: 0:08:00 20 pages

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