This authentic work captures the spirit of Chinese music beautifully with the use of a pentatonic scale, a synthesized mandolin, and solos for flute and piccolo. Brave Spirit begins with a
This arrangement of Russian folk songs combines the somberness of a dark Russian winter, Song of the Volga Boatmen, with the excitement and vitality of a Russian dance, Meadowland. Each
This authentic and energetic arrangement of the Hebrew folk song uses a solo quintet and percussion instruments to expand the palette of the traditional string orchestra. Percussion instruments used include
Two contrasting songs very important in Jewish culture are combined in this sparkling medley for band. Hatkivah (The Hope), is the national anthem of Israel. In a delightful
La culebra is a traditional Mexican folk dance that depicts a story of a group of men working in the fields. As they are working, their wives are on their way to the fields to pay a visit. On their
This enchanting minor-tonality piece for string orchestra is about fish in a river that swim by Mary, Joseph and the newborn child, Jesus. The fish swim back and forth in the river hoping for a glimpse of
Beauty and joy are on full display. The classic Japanese folk song Sakura, Sakura introduces a charming, orchestral dance that is set in counterpoint to a warm, romantic melody. A solo for oboe
Using Gliere's famous dance melody from the ballet "The Red Poppy," this engaging set of variations brings new life to the original. After a mysterious-sounding chorale, Gliere's theme is powerfully
Take your band and audience on a musical vacation to spicy-hot Mexico! This flavorful medley of four famous Mexican songs includes La Cucaracha; Cielito Lindo; Carmen Carmela and Mexican Hat
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