Exciting and dramatic, this work depicts the building of a wicker man and its subsequent burning. With a sinister melody and tarantella-like rhythms, the piece ends with the vivid image of the wicker man
Composer Julie Giroux brilliantly captures the spirit and emotion of a wolf howl in her score. Now film maker Scott Winters adds a beautiful visual that synchronizes with the music. Using both still
Like its predecessors, this mammoth volume includes Teacher Resource Guides for 100 significant works published for Grades 2-6, including works by Frank Ticheli, John Mackey, Julie Giroux, Ola Gjeilo,
An intense work with much color provided by the significant role of mallets. A transparent opening leads to a more agitated section followed by an introspective, lyrical center section. Intensity returns,
2016 marked the centenary of the hymn Jerusalem, which marries the words of William Blake's poem 'And did those feet in ancient time' with music composed by Sir Hubert Parry. The hymn, with its
An intense, moving composition, written in memory of the mother of a dear friend. Flowing lines, wonderful orchestration.
A re-imagining of this popular folk song introduces several thematic motifs inspired by the original melody. Filled with hemiolas and time signature changes, it is playful and full of folly.
A lyrical remembrance, very moving, fluid work.
Beautifully orchestrated programmatic work depicting the inner goodness of Superman as he grew up in Kansas. A lyrical piece.
Takes the listener on a journey consisting of several highly contrasting sections- a musical synopsis of the life and loves of a single person.
This is a programmatic piece about a post nuclear apocalyptic Earth, yet a warm and visual work of hope for humanity.
A Greek prayer followed by a high energy, fun, dance conclusion. The music gradually increases in excitement and tempo ending in a frenetic explosion best described as a love of life the people of Greece
For solo F tuba (or French horn) & piano reduction. First printing. Commissioned by the Blinn College Symphonic Band. Originally composed for tuba and concert band. Includes program and biographical