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
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
This is a stunningly beautiful treatment of The Last Rose of Summer. Technically accessible, it requires the utmost control and sensitivity.
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
After Eric Whitacre decided upon the poem by Edward Esch (he was immediately struck by its genuine, elegant simplicity), he had it translated into the Latin by the celebrated American poet Charles Anthony
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
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
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