Inspired by pure joy, this work explores uplifting and lighthearted emotions. The music has a constant rhythmic pulse that gently interacts with graceful melodic lines and countermelodies. Engaging
In Greek mythology, Boreas is the cold north wind, making this piece a great addition to any winter concert. The mysterious opening leads to an exciting finale. Students will experience spiccato
Many fictional works portray the moon as a living being, alone in space while looking at the Earth. This lullaby honors this "living moon," portraying various emotions including the loneliness of watching
In a classic pirate jig style, this music explores 6/8 meter with brisk marcato bowings. A contrasting romantic lyrical section features soaring melodies amid lush harmonies before the energetic jig
It's great for year-round use, but would be especially scary at Halloween. The composer describes it as "a dark and sinister night full of strange happenings and ghoulish encounters." Opening
Originally written for band in 1989, this work is based on the famous American hymn It Is Well with My Soul. A standard in the concert band repertoire, it has also become a concert staple for
This fierce concert piece takes the orchestra on an exciting musical journey. Students will be challenged to perform with various emotional styles, including both intense and legato melodies.
Here is a barnburner that will bring down the house and then some! Combining the joy of fiddle music with the thrill of perpetual motion, this high-speed rush captures the authentic feel of Appalachian folk
Hop onboard with this red-hot piece that includes hints of rock music. Musicians hit the ground running as aggressive lines contrast with longer, sweeping phrases. Perfect for building confidence in your
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