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Celestial Legend 

David Shaffer
Grade 5

Celestial Legend uses thematic material based on and . The piece seeks to recognize Green County, Ohio for its role in the Underground Railroad Movement, when escaping slaves were taught to follow the North Star. A delicate opening moves into a frenzy of woodwind activity over powerful brass fanfares. After a brief lyrical section, the piece resumes its fire, erupting in celebration as it catapults toward its heroic ending!

Audio Only:
Item No.
Full Set: B1221 100.00
Score Only: B1221S 12.00