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  • Star Fantasy
    Star Fantasy
    This was written during the season of Tanabata, a star festival beginning on the evening of 7/7, celebrating the joining of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi - represented by the stars Vega and Altair. The theme naturally required stars. It is basically variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star . The famous melodies of Tanabatasama (Japanese children’s folk song) and Jupiter are... This was written during the season of Tanabata, a star festival beginning o...   
  • The Only Flower in the World Flexible 5-6 Parts + Percussion
    The Only Flower in the World
    Flexible 5-6 Parts + Percussion
    Instrumentation [Part 1] Flute Oboe Clarinet in Eb Clarinet in Bb Soprano Saxophone in Bb Alto Saxophone in Eb Cornet in Eb Cornet in Bb Trumpet in Bb Violin [Part 2] Clarinet in Bb Alto Saxophone in Eb Cornet in Bb Trumpet in Bb Flugelhorn in Bb Violin [Part 3] Clarinet in Bb Alto Clarinet in Eb Tenor Saxophone in Bb Alto Horn in Eb Horn in F Viola Flute(opt.) Oboe(opt.) Violin(opt.)[Part 4]... Instrumentation [Part 1] Flute Oboe Clarinet in Eb Clarinet in Bb Soprano Saxoph...
  • Three Susato Dances
    Three Susato Dances
    Tielman Susato was a Renaissance period composer and performer. I arranged three of his publications, "La mourisque," "Mille ducas en vostre bource," and "La bataille" to be suitable for young band. The percussion have repeated quarter and eighth notes. In Susato's time, drums and tambourine were essential colors. Even where the score and parts indicate only one... Tielman Susato was a Renaissance period composer and performer. I arranged ...   
  • Zui-Zui (set)
    Zui-Zui (set)
    Commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association, this delightful handling of a Japanese children's melody makes it an educationally valid festival and concert piece. Fl Ob Bsn Bb Cl B.Cl A.Sax T.Sax B.Sax Trpt Horn Trb Euph Tuba Timp S.Dr (snare off) Wood Block Tamb Sus.Cym Mallets (Xylo/Bells) Commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association, this delightful handl...    
  • Foundation of Performance
    Foundation of Performance
    Yo Goto, master composer and educator, crafts basic music skills into six progressive arrangements for beginning band. Starting in Bb with quarter note two-voice unisons, selection two moves to half-notes, harmony and greater independence. Additional lessons include brass slurs, dotted notes, chorale-style playing, subdivisions, accidentals, phrasing, key signatures, etc. Selections are suitable... Yo Goto, master composer and educator, crafts basic music skills into six progr...
  • A Miniature Town for Wind Band (score)
    A Miniature Town for Wind Band (score)
    A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a walk; its motives were inspired by the scene. It is intended to be colorful, fun and sentimental. Performance is more compelling by having similar themes alternately accented with staccato or legato to help change the color of the piece. Instrumentation Flute 1 & 2 Clarinet 1 & 2 Bass Clarinet Alto Saxophone Tenor... A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a wa...   
  • A Song from Old Days (score)
    A Song from Old Days (score)
    Instrumentation Piccolo FluteI&II Oboe Bassoon EbClarinet BbClarinetI,II,III EbAlto Clarinet BbBass Clarinet EbAlto SaxophoneI,II BbTenor Saxophone EbBaritone SaxophoneBbTrumpetI,II,III F HornI&II F HornIII&IV TromboneI TromboneII Bass Trombone Euphonium Tuba String BassTimpani Snare Drum,Bass Drum Sus.Cymbal,Cymbals, Tambourine,Triangle Wind Chime,Triangle Glockenspiel,Xylophone,... Instrumentation Piccolo FluteI&II Oboe Bassoon EbClarinet BbClarinetI,II...  
  • Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs (score)
    Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs (score)
    1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Zui Zui , based upon a Japanese traditional song, was commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association and completed in 2008. Later, Kagome Kagome and Ocharaka were added to form a suite of Japanese children's folk songs. Despite the contrasting tone colors, frequent use of semitones, and numerous musical expressions... 1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Z...