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  • Lighthearted March
    Lighthearted March
    This march features syncopated rhythms throughout and can be performed by both wind and brass bands. Instrumentation Fl.(opt.) BbCl.(opt.) B.Cl.(opt.) A.Sax.(opt.) B.Sax.(opt.)  Cor.(Trp.)1&2 A.Hrn.(Hrn.) Trb.1&2 Euph. Tuba  Perc.1-4 S.D. B.D. Cymb. Glock.      * It is possible to play without wood instruments. * Performance using only brass and percussion is also... This march features syncopated rhythms throughout and can be performed by b...   
  • Matador Fantasy from Carmen for Wind Band
    Matador Fantasy from Carmen for Wind Band
    Carmen is one of the most popular operas and a major work for Bizet (1838-1875). Many band arrangements entitled “Carmen Fantasy” can be found, using arias, preludes, and suites. I arranged the famous aria from Act 2, Couplets (Toreador Song) that Escamillo sings in the opera. The bold and fearless melody of Havanaise advances with striking rhythm. In between, other familiar melodies... Carmen is one of the most popular operas and a major work for Bizet (1838-1...   
  • Puccini's Arias Fantasy for Wind Band
    Puccini's Arias Fantasy for Wind Band
    Renowned 19th century operatic composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) presented us with many melodic masterpieces. Tosca's E lucevan le stelle , Madama Butterfly's Un bel di , vedremo , Gianni Schicchi's Oh! mio babbino caro and Turandot's Nessun dorma! are familiar to most and deeply appreciated by music fans the world over. Instrumentation Flute 1 & 2 Clarinet 1 & 2 Bass... Renowned 19th century operatic composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) present...   
  • Spring Field
    Spring Field
    Springfield is a spirited and refreshing overture in ternary form, A-B-A with introduction and coda. Instrument options allow for performance by as few as nine players up to a full ensemble. The title from a town name common in the English-speaking world; a quiet and pleasant place away from the big city. This music’s simple and sincere warmth, uncomplicated melody and harmony inspires a... Springfield is a spirited and refreshing overture in ternary form, A-B-A wi...   
  • Spring Lane
    Spring Lane
    Spring Lane was originally commissioned in April 2008 by, and for the "Vive! Saxophone Quartet". In 2012, it was arranged as entry level smaller ensemble literature for the Bravo/Brain Music Young band Series. The "lane" is a quiet narrow street observed while the composer was attending university in Boston. The music depicts gentle sunlight, green shoots and blossoms and the... Spring Lane was originally commissioned in April 2008 by, and for the "...   
  • 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...   
  • Studio Ghibli's Anime March Medley
    Studio Ghibli's Anime March Medley
    Joyful Parade was originally written for the opening ceremony processional at the 47th National Sports Festival of Japan. It is a medley of anime selections including My Neighbor Totoro, Laputa: Castle in the Sky and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Instrumentation Picc. Fl.1&2 Ob.(opt.) Bsn.(opt.) EbCl. BbCl.1,2&3 B.Cl. A.Sax.1&2 T.Sax. B.Sax.Trp.1,2&3 Hrn.1&2... Joyful Parade was originally written for the opening ceremony processional a...  
  • Tears of Red Poppies -Fantasy on a Jeju Folksong Yong Cheon Geom
    Tears of Red Poppies -Fantasy on a Jeju Folksong Yong Cheon Geom
    The “Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival” is held annually each August on Jeju Island, Korea. This work was commissioned by the Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival Organizing Committee, and was composed in 2012 as a required piece for the “U-13 Band Contest” which is a part of the festival. As the subtitle indicates, the subject is a famous folksong from Jeju... The “Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival” is held annuall...