Imagine a circus that only comes to life at midnight, where tents glow in the darkness while ghostly figures appear and disappear. Strange music, haunting and off kilter, comes from a creaking
This work utilizes the sound of a theremin, an electronic instrument often used in old science fiction and horror movies and the part is optional, doubled by instruments of the band. The
Simple aleatoric devices and clever effects combine to tell the story of a haunted clock factory and its mischievous inhabitants. Beginning with the sound of a single clock, additional clocks seemingly come
Relive the legend of the of the headless horseman, as told in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Superstitious schoolmaster Ichabod Crane embarks on a harrowing night journey, chased through the
This is a fun composition that your students and audience will enjoy, playable at Halloween or any concert of the year. A great study for articulation and dotted quarter/eighth rhythms.
Truly colossal! This is the first movement of Robert Smith's epic work "The Divine Comedy." Advanced groups will welcome the challenges and reap the rewards inherent in the piece. Very contemporary in
Here's an engaging and imaginative work that will have students feeling like they've just stepped into a thrilling story. An open drone in the low brass gives it a very medieval Celtic sound for some
Can your band save the world from these eerie invaders from somewhere in outer space? Using only seven notes, some humorous vocal effects, and an easy way to learn about dynamic contrast, this is the
A juggernaut is a massive inexorable force that crushes whatever is in its path, and this dynamic concert opener certainly lives up to the title. Written in a perpetual motion style, the intensity
Taken from Puccini's first opera, this is the frenzied dance of the witches as they cast an evil spell on an unsuspecting victim. The fiery dance builds in speed and intensity providing a dazzling
Silver Cliff Cemetery's ghost lights, as they are called, were first reported around 1890. These floating lights of various colors are reportedly best seen on a dark, overcast night as they dance around.
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