This descriptive work stunningly depicts the beauty of Bainbridge Island located in the Puget Sound in Washington state. It has a "made-in-America" spirit and sound, merging the simplicity of folk song-like...
This dramatic piece cranks right from the start! The work is set in E minor (but without any C naturals on the A string) with simple rhythms no more difficult than two repeated eighth notes. You will hear...
In Prospect is a tuneful processional piece. It can be used as a new and different march for festivals or graduation ceremonies for any level orchestra as it is easy to rehearse. It can also be...
This piece depicts the tail of the mythical dragon as it swings around to fend off its enemies. The main themes are pointed and angular with lots of rhythmic drive.
Beginning with driving rhythms that build in intensity to a lush violin solo, the full ensemble enters and intertwines two ideas in an incredibly spectacular fashion.
In Japanese asobu means "play." Your students will love playing this simple pentatonic tune over and over again. Pure fun for the youngest of students to inspire them to keep working hard on their...
Written to evoke the musical styles heard in Bollywood movie soundtracks, this work has a strong Indian folk influence. It also contains a variety of other world music, which makes the piece fresh and...
The Terra-Cotta Army that guards the tomb of China's first emperor Qin Shi Huang is nearly 8,000 warriors strong. This new piece for beginning ensembles is set to depict these magnificent stone soldiers. It...
This work is an atmospheric composition that is fresh and unique. You will be able to hear the sound of rain as you journey through this challenging piece.
A cakewalk is a dance that was popular in the late 19th century and is indicative of the ragtime style, which was the precursor to jazz. This piece contains the well-known "cakewalk rhythm" as the basis of...
This waltz depicts the beauty of autumn. It contains simple and beautiful melodic lines that lilt along like falling leaves in the wind. The composer incorporates a wonderful flowing compositional style,...
This Slovakian folk song is given a delightful setting. The composer pulls from her many years of experience working with younger students to present a fresh, exciting piece that students will love. The...
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