This vibrant contemporary composition has three contrasting movements inspired by the many positive and optimistic developments of the 21st century. The first movement is an active and invigorating vision
Those pesky interstellar visitors from outer space are back! These other-worldly characters and their grand plan of taking over our planet were defeated before, but now they've returned with a
This original fiddle tune evokes winter vistas of majestic snowy mountain peaks beneath vast blue skies. Energetic rhythms and interesting harmonies move through every section of the orchestra in a vibrant
The beauty and strength of the American spirit resonate in this inspiring original musical portrait. Written to recognize and honor educators, it reflects the important influence they make in the lives of
A fun piece for young players that reinforces the practice of leaving fingers down, "anchored" to the fingerboard. With a nautical flavor, the piece explores staccato and legato articulation along with
Travel back to the oldest civilizations, visiting ghosts of a long-dead past. Solo flute and trumpet extend musical invitations, with the ensemble building momentum as ghostly apparitions swirl in and out
This celebratory piece for young band uses driving percussion and rhythmic ostinatos to create the passionate pursuit of excellence. A resplendent fanfare opens, gaining momentum even through a softer
This exciting Grade 1 selection provides plenty of tutti playing to keep everyone on solid ground and uses only the basic fingerings found in your favorite first-year method book. The set includes viola
The harmonic beauty and seamless polyphony of Bach's second Brandenburg Concerto has been retained in this very true string orchestra adaptation of the original. Wind solos are given to principal violin,
Bring a bit of the Irish to holiday concerts. The beautifully melodic Wexford Carol embraces the listener with a peacefully serene and warm atmosphere. Following in sharp contrast is a rollicking
This very playable treatment of Here We Come A-Wassailing is the perfect selection for your beginners' first holiday concert. Written in an accessible 4/4 time, the ranges and rhythms are also well
Dark and intense, the mysterious introduction sets an ominous tone. A dampened bass drum pulse creates a resolute heartbeat as opposing forces gather. The forces then collide with intense brass, brisk
This exciting Latin dance for intermediate orchestra features approachable syncopation, catchy rhythms, and low first-finger patterns in every section of the orchestra. The exotic D minor tonality and
These mighty beasts of legend were believed to wield almost limitless might. Clad in a coat of armor-like scales, armed with claws like steel and breath of fire, these were awe-inspiring creatures. An epic
From its opening fanfare to its rousing conclusion, this original work captures the rapt anticipation and thrill of human flight. Whether celebrating the historic moments of the Wright brothers'
A musical tale of a bustling and prosperous community destroyed by a fierce firestorm and its journey from despair to triumph. A majestic fanfare introduces the vibrant town and the powerful music of the
A descriptive account of Lawrence of Arabia's role in the Arab revolt during World War I. The music captures the imagery and moods of the desert landscape through three musical scenes: The Hills of
A bold and sweeping introduction of regal grandeur greets the listener before launching into the buoyant main theme. It bubbles with a joyful spirit fueled by sparkling rhythms and bright, uplifting melodic
A high-energy addition to the "Rhythmico" series, this Irish-flavored romp features jazzy solos in every section of the orchestra along with the signature ostinato patterns and vigorous rhythms students
Discover the familiar carols Angels We Have Heard on High and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing hidden in this clever arrangement for developing orchestras. Building student confidence playing
Experience a story of loss, remembrance, and celebration. Prominently featuring the viola section as a tribute, this work moves beautifully through several keys and contrasting sections based on the
This thrilling concert opener takes a breathtaking and fascinating ride through time itself. The momentum and unrelenting pulse generated by the powerful opening chord is maintained throughout, creating a
A quiet melody for string orchestra featuring sweeping dynamics, lush melodic themes, and nostalgic tempo variances that gently sing of serenity, innocence, and love. A wonderful opportunity for perfecting
All the positive energy implicit in the title is superbly displayed in the boundless spirit of the exuberant music. A majestic opening paves the way for this energetic and substantial work for young bands.
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