Of Sailors and Whales
W. Francis McBeth
Item #: B-B03413
This bundle includes:
1. A digital PDF of the Teacher Resource Guide from the Teaching Music textbook
2. An mp3 recording of the work
“Of Sailors and Whales is a multi-movement work based on five scenes from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.
It was commissioned by and is dedicated to the California Band Directors Association, Inc., and was premiered in February 1990 by the California All-State Band, conducted by the composer.
The work is sub-dedicated to Robert Lanon White, Commander USN (ret.), who went to sea as a simple sailor.” (composer’s notes)