The Ballad of John Ware
(simplifed version)

Elizabeth Raum
Composition Date: 2011
Duration: 00:03:07
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles With Soloist(s), Misc Mixed Ensemble Soloists

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Flute
  • 1 x Flute ( Solo )
  • 1 x Oboe
  • 3 x Clarinet
  • 1 x Bass clarinet
  • 1 x Bassoon
  • 3 x Saxophone
  • 2 x Horn
  • 1 x Trumpet ( Solo )
  • 2 x Trumpet
  • 2 x Trombone
  • 1 x Baritone/Euphonium
  • 1 x Tuba
  • 1 x Timpani
  • 1 x Percussion
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Flute ( Solo )
  • 1 x Trumpet ( Solo )
  • 1 x Band
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Programme Note:
John Ware was born a slave, destined to work the cotton fields of South Carolina. Freed as a young man at the end of the American Civil War, he traveled west and learned skills and the life style of a cowboy in Texas. He established his reputation in frontier society with deeds rather than words.His cowboy skills were legendary and to all that those who knew him would say he was a gentleman. He led an honest, moral life, and was a loving father. His work was extremely difficult, the working conditions were as harsh as could be possible, yet he persevered and excelled. In a time where roughness, dishonesty, bullying, and lawlessness seemed normal, Mr. Ware showed honesty, skill, hard work, and decency. He became a symbol of tolerance and decency.His legacy is one of personal and social commitment, character, and citizenship.

Premiere Information:
Calgary, Alberta
John Ware Junior High School
14 Jun 2012
John Ware Junior High School
Trudy Fossey, conductor

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 1950 R246bas
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Concert Band / Large Wind Ensembles With Soloist(s), Misc Mixed Ensemble Soloists
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • May 9, 2013
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (12 p.) ;
    12 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    Parts page count: 29
    24 parts ([29] p.) ;
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    2 solo parts ([2] p.) ;
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Commissioned by Trudy Fossy and the Calgary School Division for the John Ware Junior High School Band
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