Composer Robert Buckley has created an engaging work that's filled with programmatic elements and sounds terrific with younger players. Students will love its film score atmosphere and the opportunity to
With his symphonic, choral, and operatic works, the continuing popularity of Eric Whitacre's dramatic and evocative music is evident in concert programming everywhere. October, one of his most
Based on the famous Canon in D by Pachelbel, this work helps students reinforce basic rhythms using half, quarter, and eighth notes in a well-designed ensemble setting.
A great new idea for graduation! This regal and stately march with a Scottish-flavored tune is perfect for commencement or most any important event - it has also become a popular processional at weddings. A
This original combines an infectious rock groove in the cello and bass lines with sassy fiddle figures from violas and violins. The result is a funky mixolydian mash-up that's a surefire crowd-pleaser!
The inspiration for this unique composition came from the Iroquois folk melody Ho Ho Watanay and the ancient Ojibwe legend of the dreamcatcher. It was believed that the magical webs of the
Composed shortly after his iconic New World Symphony, Dvorak's American Quartet reflects the composer's fondness for America, during his tenure in New York and vacation in Iowa. Featuring a pentatonic scale
The best-known piece of the young composer George Butterworth is a pastoral setting based on two English folk song melodies ("The Banks of Green Willow" and "Green Bushes"), and is similar to the
Here's a winning recipe that features three violinists, staged in front of the orchestra, creating a refreshing musical number that's ideal for school orchestras. The musical style is geared toward young
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