the legend of Kamehameha, the warrior-king of Hawaii
who came to power in the late-eighteenth century.
A bold and powerful introduction signifies the declaration
of war. Driven by percussion, the ensuing woodwind
melody provides the framework for the piece. After
the music slows briefly, the mighty army prepares
for its next conquest, and the music comes to a rousing
conclusion as the great king fearlessly leads his
army to victory!