Entrancing instrumental colors burst into splashes of energy from the brass and rhythm sections, biting dissonances abound, and a constant surge of excitement flows through the piece. There's even a measure
Experience the high seas with this programmatic work for full orchestra complete with mystery, adventure, sword battles and buried treasure. A multitude of effects add to the drama and intensity, including
On April 12, 1862, one of the most daring exploits of the Civil War occurred: the theft of the Confederate supply train called The General. What followed became one of the most dramatic events of the
This is a stunningly beautiful treatment of The Last Rose of Summer. Technically accessible, it requires the utmost control and sensitivity.
After Eric Whitacre decided upon the poem by Edward Esch (He was immediately struck by its genuine, elegant simplicity), he had it translated into the Latin by the celebrated American poet Charles Anthony
A Waltz for Jennie is dedicated to my wife, Jennifer. The introductory eight measures should be conducted with a sense of rubato and a delicate touch. Throughout the piece, care should be taken
The Gloria from the Latin Mass has inspired musicians for centuries as it strives to pay homage to God. This work for orchestra and two part choir is joyous, energetic and eminently playable. A
Finally, an arrangement for full orchestra and voice of four of the most memorable Australian folk tunes that everyone can play and sing! The vocal part may be sung by a soloist, unison choir or even
This work was commissioned by the Cooloola Shire Symphony Orchestra in Queensland Australia in collaboration with some elders from the Nations in that area. It is written for full orchestra, narrator
Written for full symphony orchestra, this light and lively march provides a nice "Sunday afternoon in the park" feel. While cut-time meter is prevalent, there is a brief 6/8 section that makes this march
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