Arranged By Don Barrett (BMI)
Originally Commissioned By Maconaquah H.S. — Matthew Carnagua, Director.
“Cajun Folk Songs” By Frank Ticheli. © 1991 Manhattan Beach Music. All Rights Reserved.

Grade: Medium
Winds and Full Percussion
Total Duration: 6:42

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Fortitude |ˈfôrdəˌt(y)o͞od| courage in pain or adversity. 

A traditional Cajun folk melody delights in this musical telling of a young girl who bluffs her way to freedom from the bonds of captivity. Frank Ticheli's variations along with his own motif help create a poignant, tender and engaging homage to the customs and traditions of the Acadian ancestry.


I. In The Garden Of Her Father

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II. She May Fly

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III. Three Leaves

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IV. Vie Sur La Mort

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