The beauty and austerity of this sacred choral work is captured beautifully for band by the arranger. Given the tone colors available in the modern wind ensemble, Bruckner's brilliant blend of
The arranger chose this reverent, yet somewhat sad-sounding hymn to arrange for band in honor of the life and influence of his grandmother, who passed away in 2012. Moving from moments of quiet beauty
In this deeply emotional work, the composer draws his inspiration from the Greek poet Arion. Featuring haunting solos from the bass clarinet, Standridge once again demonstrates his range of musicianship in
This beautiful piece for young band provides wonderful opportunities for the ensemble to musically paint a pastoral country scene. The subtle work features flowing lines insistently moving forward like a
Austere and beautiful, these two Ave Marias were written about 400 years apart for Masses in both the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches. The intensely spiritual nature of these two works makes
Based on the Scottish folk song Loch Lomond, this gorgeous arrangement paints a lovely musical portrait of the picturesque lake at the foot of Ben Lomond. Woodwind tremolos are used to represent
This setting of the captivating ballad musically captures the nature of the delicate and graceful rose. In addition to the colorful scoring, there are opportunities to feature optional soloists for the
In mythology, Morpheus is the god of dreams, and this work paints a peaceful dreamscape of sound where instrumental colors and textures shift and weave as they blend into one another. The meandering
The splendor of one of nature's most brilliant displays is captured in this work. After a passing rainstorm, the sun emerges and a rainbow gradually appears, coming together out of the diminishing darkness.
This touching lullaby uses a melody that the composer sang to his son during the first few weeks of the baby's life. Marked by warmth, radiance, and simplicity, the music reflects the wonder and beauty of a
In this moving tribute piece, the composer has created a breathtakingly gorgeous band work inspired by the idea that even after death, a person's memory can inspire, comfort, and influence our daily lives.
Rays of sun dancing through a cloudy sky are beautifully painted in sound. The main theme is skillfully presented in different guises, shifting throughout the work much like clouds that change shape as they
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