This adventurous composition provides the opportunity to teach dramatic musical playing. Musically depicting a meteor event that occurs each day, very few notes are used and rhythms that are
Our planet's close encounters with Near Earth Objects (NEOs) provide the foundation for a truly unique piece for younger bands. Pulsating rhythmic patterns combine with melodic statements to create an
Mysterious and intriguing ghost lights, also known as "will-o'-the-wisps" and "spook lights," have been reported around the world. The same air of mystery and suspense that surrounds these eerie
This highly programmatic work tells the story of buccaneer naval warfare and the ghosts that linger to this day, haunting the seas and all who pass over them. After an evocative opening featuring numerous
An original work best described in the composer's own words as being "really out there." The writing reflects a keen interest in theater, film and television, with the structure of the piece being
Originally composed for choir, this gorgeous, heartwrenching work features lush harmonies and memorable, lyrical melodies, and requires a great amount of sensitivity and finesse. Beautiful!
This work utilizes the sound of a theremin, an electronic instrument often used in old science fiction and horror movies and the part is optional, doubled by instruments of the band. The
This musical adventure opens with a brief yet intense thunderstorm utilizing handclaps and foot stomps. After the storm passes, the trek begins with the music moving you through the tropical rainforest
Take your performance to the next level with this engaging piece that features plastic cans and buckets, much like street performers in large cities. The musical dance group Stomp amazed audiences with
Inspired by a massive work of art in which steel rods are placed over a large expanse of desert, drawing lightning strikes and creating powerful man-made electrical storms. This work draws on
Continuing in the tradition of innovative electroacoustic band works, this work spans the mystical and the triumphant. A connection to the sea is conveyed through metal bowls filled with water,
The emphasis is on the word "loco" with this frenetic concert work. The wind parts are wildly rhythmic and players have the opportunity to duel with the percussion section using their
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