Written for the true beginner, this piece takes the listener on an eerie tour that can best be described as an unsettling experience with a touch of curiosity and anxiousness. Piano and optional celesta
Orphaned toys come to life in this eerie tour of an abandoned toy store. The work opens and closes with Victor Herbert's dreamlike Toyland as a Jack-in-the-box plays Pop Goes the Weasel.
An alchemist combines two metals in an attempt to make gold. Composer Andrew Boysen, Jr. combines two disparate musical ideas - a chorale and a rhythmic allegro - creating an exciting new musical element in
Here's a fun and easy piece beginning musicians will enjoy playing on their very first concert. Using only the first few notes taught in beginning band methods and with slightly more challenging percussion,
Fire up everyone's imagination with this creative and unique selection. The special effects are easy and effective and will have audiences visualizing spaceships and strange wonderful creatures when
Inspired by the discovery of an ancient Roman burial ground, this bold and reflective work brings out the mystery and intrigue that surrounds this location. The sounds of Roman legions are heard at the
Conjure up faint images of ominous, shadowy figures and dark, mysterious rituals with this evocative work. The mystical sounds of the wind instruments are brewed together with ample portions of colorful and
Though perfect for Halloween, Arachnid's Lair can be performed any time of year. The dark, subtle introduction with molto crescendos and decrescendos hint at the sinister plan an arachnid has for
Half human, half machine - the cyborgs are about to invade planet Earth! This accomplished writer uses his background in composing sci-fi scores for television to create this epic cinematic composition that
Perfect for young orchestras, this Halloween bass-tacular features the entire bass section playing riffs and walking bass lines. The piece is written in first position for violins, violas, and cellos, but
This is such a fun composition for beginning students. It is easy to play, with an introduction to some chromatics. Create your own zombie apocalypse for your next concert - your students will never have as
A perfect addition for your spooky fall concert! With eerie string techniques such as pizzicato, accents, tremolo and some first-finger slides - plus a touch of castanets for "bones" rattling - this simple
Take a frightful ride with this spooky thriller! Perfect for Halloween concerts, this new work makes use of sound effects and color from within the concert band. Similar in style to Danse Macabre,
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
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