By Steve Hodges
Challenger Band Series
This expressive piece depicts the courage of the settlers who melded their individual dreams into a unified effort to survive the long journey to their new homes in the west. Upon their arrival, the settlers begin the task of fulfilling their individual dreams, guided by memories of the past and hope for the future. "Heartland" provides a musical setting to their story. (3:00) This title is available in SmartMusic.