With traditional Spanish flair, this programmatic work depicts a bullfight, beginning with the matador's fanfare entrance. After the various stages of the fight, the music comes to a rousing end. The many
Upon reading Edward Esch's poem Light and Gold, Eric Whitacre was immediately struck by its genuine, elegant simplicity. He asked the celebrated American poet Charles Anthony Silvestri to translate
Entrancing instrumental colors burst into splashes of energy from the brass and rhythm sections, biting dissonances abound, and a constant surge of excitement flows through the piece. There's even a measure
On April 12, 1862, one of the most daring exploits of the Civil War occurred: the theft of the Confederate supply train called The General. What followed became one of the most dramatic events of the
This outstanding original work in D minor exists for both band and full orchestra. It is rich, full, and vibrant, with exciting parts for all players.
Experience the high seas with this programmatic work for full orchestra complete with mystery, adventure, sword battles and buried treasure. A multitude of effects add to the drama and intensity, including
This is a stunningly beautiful treatment of The Last Rose of Summer. Technically accessible, it requires the utmost control and sensitivity.
A Waltz for Jennie is dedicated to my wife, Jennifer. The introductory eight measures should be conducted with a sense of rubato and a delicate touch. Throughout the piece, care should be taken
Space Fantasy is the first in a series of three orchestral pieces inspired by the great mysteries and exploration of the universe. This accessible composition is a perfect crowd-pleaser for any
Finally, an arrangement for full orchestra and voice of four of the most memorable Australian folk tunes that everyone can play and sing! The vocal part may be sung by a soloist, unison choir or even
This work was commissioned by the Cooloola Shire Symphony Orchestra in Queensland Australia in collaboration with some elders from the Nations in that area. It is written for full orchestra, narrator
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