When watching a jet in the sky, one imagines the rush the pilot must feel when kicking in the afterburners, that sudden burst of speed. This piece seeks to capture the emotions of flight in a supercharged
Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly-knit composition is aggressively exciting from start to finish. Adding to the excitement are the composer's brilliant driving percussion writing and creative use
Based loosely on the 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll, this piece captures the fun and mystery of Alice's wonderland experiences. Although the composer's music intentionally does not deal in specifics, we can
Taken from Rachmaninoff's All Night Vespers, this richly musical and spiritual work will be a sublime highlight on any concert or festival appearance.
Mozart's effervescent brilliance and perfection of the Classical form are evident in this movement, written in 1775 for wind sextet. The included bowings and fingerings help make this wind piece a natural
This theme and variations on America weaves together six unique variations: view details
This flowing work originally written by French Romantic composer Gounod for wind octet works beautifully for strings. Played simply and sweetly, this arrangement can be a great lyrical addition to any
Let your students show off their very best lyrical playing in this gorgeous arrangement of a traditional Scottish love song. Parts for all instruments have melodic interest as the melody flows through
Marked "intense," this piece is intended to be an exciting opener or closer for string orchestra and percussion. Rhythmic drive, a minor mode, and exciting percussion writing should get your audience and
The music is a pentatonic Scottish folk melody that was probably originally performed moderately fast. The song gradually became a worldwide tradition at New Years' celebrations. This beautiful and
Four short movements from the works of Bach are compiled here in a suite that encompasses many of the styles commonly performed in the Baroque period. The movements are March, Chorale, Minuet,
Working with two principal motives, the composer has crafted a compelling work that steadily builds to an exciting conclusion. The included percussion parts are optional, but they definitely add to the
A chirping three-note figure flits antiphonally among the upper strings before taking off into an extended melody for the viola and cello. Each part alternates freely between melody and accompaniment using
Composed by a professional bluegrass performer, this stunning quasi-bluegrass work for advanced ensembles will be a welcome addition to standard string orchestra repertoire. Optional techniques in this work
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