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Prelude & Energico

By James Swearingen

Grade 2.5
Composed by James Swearingen. Young Concert Band. Command Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR187). Score and set of parts. Composed 1996. Duration 4 minutes, 12 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.011-2822-00).

Item Number: CL.011-2822-00

From the first opening of the slow and expressive Prelude, to the final note of the exciting Energico, this appealing James Swearingen composition is at the top of the class! Features the percussion section along with the whole band on some hand clap rhythms providing a unique sound that sets this piece apart. Perfect for contest or concert performances. Another Swearingen classic!

About C.L. Barnhouse Command Series

The Barnhouse Command Series includes works at grade levels 2, 2.5, and 3. This series is designed for middle school and junior high school bands, as well as high school bands of smaller instrumentation or limited experience. Command Series publications have a slightly larger instrumentation than the Rising Band Series, and are typically of larger scope, duration, and musical content.

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  • 5

    Alex higginbotham
  • March 16, 2006 this is awesome

    this peice has a percusion solo located everywhere. this peice starts out soft and solemn and at measure 32 it becomes energetic.

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