This dynamic and riveting work depicts an ancient battle scene or ferocious weather system. A lyrical melody contrasts with an intense rhythmic groove complete with optional percussion. A great work to
Written for the true beginner, this piece takes the listener on an eerie tour that can best be described as an unsettling experience with a touch of curiosity and anxiousness. Piano and optional celesta
For the very youngest musicians, this highly energetic piece does not use eighth notes, is based on a one-octave D Major scale, and uses mostly stepwise motion throughout. Despite these features, the music
Inspired by pure joy, this work explores uplifting and lighthearted emotions. The music has a constant rhythmic pulse that gently interacts with graceful melodic lines and countermelodies. Engaging
Conceived as an energetic and musically rewarding work, this piece also happens to be an excellent vehicle for teaching and reinforcing low first fingerings (violin/viola), backward extensions (cello), and
Take on the dynamic spirit of the ancient Vikings in this energetic piece! Open-string double stops, pizzicato, and optional percussion create a dramatic sound that will transport you into a legendary
Energize your performers and audience with this powerful, dynamic work. Opening in rhythmic unison, the piece quickly projects blocks of sound and a flurry of rhythmic activity. The musical texture comes
Many fictional works portray the moon as a living being, alone in space while looking at the Earth. This lullaby honors this "living moon," portraying various emotions including the loneliness of watching
Unleash your orchestra with this wild dance that includes moments of lightheartedness, unabashed lyricism, and intense rhythmic outbursts. A riveting performance will take an audience on an emotional roller
In a classic pirate jig style, this music explores 6/8 meter with brisk marcato bowings. A contrasting romantic lyrical section features soaring melodies amid lush harmonies before the energetic jig
It's great for year-round use, but would be especially scary at Halloween. The composer describes it as "a dark and sinister night full of strange happenings and ghoulish encounters." Opening
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