Take your audience on a musical safari to the exotic lands of Africa with this highly imaginative and creative work. The unique melody flows beautifully over colorful tribal percussion and will stir the
With easy syncopation, a singable melody, and optional vocal part, this is a song everyone will enjoy. Based on Siyahamba, this piece has a pleasant, happy sound.
Introduce your students to the lyrical style and rollicking feel of traditional Scottish/Irish music. Opening with the memorable melody from Gilderoy, the arrangement transitions to
An Oriental atmosphere is created by the floating melodies of this exotic piece. In the opening, a long, sensitive melodic line emerges, supported by Western-style harmonies. Just as a dainty
The balalaika is essentially a three-string Russian guitar known for the lively music and haunting ballads it can produce. This work reflects the spirited dance music through original tunes, all with a
A stunning setting of three traditional Japanese songs are seamlessly interwoven in this robust arrangement. The title refers to the code of ethics embraced by Samurai warriors for centuries. These
The beginning and ending sections of this piece were based on a folk song that is commonly referred to as Cherokee Morning Song. This expressive piece is beautiful, lush and reverent to the
An air from the Asturian region of northwestern Spain is the basis of this Spanish-flavored original work. This region has a rich and storied history and culture, including its colorful music. This concert
In popular Chinese religion Hsien (shyuhn) are believed to be benevolent spirits that roam the earth spreading goodwill and peace. The soothing music of this piece lyrically depicts that kindly
Conjure up images of the Far East with melodies based on the pentatonic scale and colorful percussion writing. Parts for temple blocks and gong and a soli section for chimes and timpani are included and add
Celebrate the rich history of Celtic music, dance and folklore with this charismatic overture. Every member of your band has an opportunity to play the traditional-sounding Irish melodies with their
Based on the Russian folk tune Song of the Volga Boatmen, this piece is an eclectic and engaging set of variations. The familiar melody takes on a variety of forms and tonalities as it weaves
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