Originally composed in 1968 to honor 2 classmates lost in Viet Nam, this piece has been revised and now is dedicated "to all who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country." Besides
This piece is based on the "Yigdal," an ancient Jewish chant which is the basis for the modern hymn-tune "Leoni." The composition is in the form of a theme and three variations. Duration
This is a traditional march in the Sousa-Fillmore style. It is named after a ski mountain near the composer's home town in the Adirondacks. Grade 3 - Duration 3:20.
Shades of Paisano is the composer's transcription of four movements from his Paisano Suite a twenty-minute work for orchestra in eight movements which was itself drawn from an earlier ballet score. Grade
Ternary form: slow-fast-slow. Slow sections are lyrical and thinly scored, fast
Symphonic Suite is a six-movement composition with a unifying motif that appears in each movement and supplies much of the thematic content that is developed throughout the entire suite. While the
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