Imagine a blade smith in medieval times, working the forge as he heats the metal molten hot so he can hammer it into a beautiful knight's weapon. A brake drum simulates this sound, along with scrapes
Renaissance music for very young bands! In common time with a contrasting 3/4 section, this modal piece will give your beginning group that full band sound. Percussion is scored for bells, tom-tom, bass
A thrilling musical celebration of life! Written in traditional ABA form, it's infused with an unbounded exuberance and high energy from start to finish. The constant fast pace musically demonstrates the
This reimagining of March Slav allows young players to experience the magic of the famous classic. The opening creates a mysterious aura of a shimmering minor key sound, progressing as the tempo,
Exploring some of the well-known folk songs from Korea, here is a musical and well-paced suite for young players. Let's Sing and Dance starts slowly and gradually speeds up; The Gate is a
Take part in a jungle adventure with this evocative two-part work. It begins with a depiction of a sunrise over the mountains and then continues in an excited and cheerful manner, taking the listener on a
This energetic overture is brimming with catchy melodies shared by nearly every section of the band. The bold opening fanfare leads to the brisk lively allegro section highlighted with a variety of
All the positive energy implicit in the title is superbly displayed in the boundless spirit of the exuberant music. A majestic opening paves the way for this energetic and substantial work for young bands.
Evoking images of the American West, this is a set of variations on She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain. Four variations explore a variety of musical styles, emotions, and colors, including a
Also known as The Water Is Wide, this is a haunting melody of love found and love lost. This old tune is now available in a setting that will allow players at all levels to enjoy this
Modern harmonies combine with fast rhythmic figures to create the suspense felt as a storm threatens. The intense sense of anticipation comes from a variety of percussion colors while active wind parts add
Beauty and joy are on full display. The classic Japanese folk song Sakura, Sakura introduces a charming, orchestral dance that is set in counterpoint to a warm, romantic melody. A solo for oboe
Sometimes, music is not "about" anything - it exists solely for the beautiful sounds created and the emotions derived from that aesthetic experience. This piece falls firmly into this category, making
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