The beauty and austerity of this sacred choral work is captured beautifully for band by the arranger. Given the tone colors available in the modern wind ensemble, Bruckner's brilliant blend of
Standridge has arranged this reverent and somewhat sad-sounding hymn in honor of the life and influence of his grandmother, who passed away in 2012. Moving from moments of quiet beauty though hugely
In this deeply emotional work, the composer draws his inspiration from the Greek poet Arion. Featuring haunting solos from the bass clarinet, Standridge once again demonstrates his range of musicianship in
This beautiful piece for young band provides wonderful opportunities for the ensemble to musically paint a pastoral country scene. The subtle work features flowing lines insistently moving forward like a
Austere and beautiful, these two Ave Marias were written about 400 years apart for Masses in both the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches. The intensely spiritual nature of these two works makes
Based on the Scottish folk song Loch Lomond, this gorgeous arrangement paints a lovely musical portrait of the picturesque lake at the foot of Ben Lomond. Woodwind tremolos are used to represent
Known primarily for his choral writing, in this work for band Gary Lanier pays tribute to past and current mentors who have inspired him. The simple beauty of the melodies and charming scoring offer an
This setting of the captivating ballad musically captures the nature of the delicate and graceful rose. In addition to the colorful scoring, there are opportunities to feature optional soloists for the
A beautiful and poignant reflection on a young life ended too soon. Lush textures highlighted by an optional piano part guide the listener through this wonderfully lyric band work. It's sure to be an
In mythology, Morpheus is the god of dreams, and this work paints a peaceful dreamscape of sound where instrumental colors and textures shift and weave as they blend into one another. The meandering
The splendor of one of nature's most brilliant displays is captured in this work. After a passing rainstorm, the sun emerges and a rainbow gradually appears, coming together out of the diminishing darkness.
This touching lullaby uses a melody that the composer sang to his son during the first few weeks of the baby's life. Marked by warmth, radiance, and simplicity, the music reflects the wonder and beauty of a
The title is taken from one of the most poignant and nostalgic lines of text in the Irish folk song Danny Boy, which is the basis for this expressive setting. The composer creates a dreamily
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