The Saga of Haakon the Good (P.Sparke) NABBA 2015

RESULT: First Place, First Section : 2015 North American Brass Band Association (NABBA) Championships – Own Choice.

SCORES: 95/96.5/95

The piece traces the key events in the life of Haakon the Good (c,920 – 961), later to become King Haakon1 – The Future King – who had been fostered by King Athelstan of England as part of a peace agreement made by his father.

The Future King
The Journey to Trondheim
The Missionary King
The Battle of Rastarkalv
Soloists: Brad Norton, cornet – Robert Miller, euphonium