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.
Originally Commissioned By Maconaquah H.S. — Matthew Carnagua, Director.